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Melt Shop and The Little Beet, New Midtown Lunch Spots

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[All photos by Daniel Krieger]

Midtown just got two new lunch spots, Melt Shop and The Little Beet, right next to each other on 50th Street. The former is the third outpost of the grilled cheese mini-chain, with a menu of sandwiches, soups, salads and shakes that's been updated to include things like a burger melt. Also new to this location is a beer and wine menu, with a specially-brewed Abita beer and regional wines on tap. The Little Beet, meanwhile, is the new healthy, locally-sourced fast casual spot from former EMM Group chef Franklin Becker. The menu here is also sandwiches, soups and salads, but there are also simple proteins "a la plancha," and vegetable and grain sides like grilled kale and Southwest-style millet. And in contrast to the Melt Shop, these sandwiches come on gluten free bread with a side of air-fried chips. Take a look around both places, which are open now for breakfast, lunch and dinner:

Melt Shop

Melt Shop
135 W 50th St., Midtown
212-974-3423
meltshopnyc.com
Now Open.

The Little Beet
135 W 50th St., Midtown
212-459-2338
thelittlebeet.com
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Melt Shop

601 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022 212 759 6358

The Little Beet

135 West 50th Street, Manhattan, NY 10020 (212) 459-2338 Visit Website

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