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For lunch at Mandarin Oriental, New York, try the hotel’s main restaurant, Asiate, or the more casual Lobby Lounge. Asiate features a three-course lunch menu for $34 — quite the deal in Midtown Manhattan. Included is an appetizer, like a warm mushroom salad or the soup of the day, a main course, like scallops with truffle risotto or pheasant with wild rice, huckleberry and shiitake mushroom gravy, and dessert. You’re also given an amuse bouche and mignardises, so the meal actually comes in at between four and five courses. If you prefer something less formal, the Lobby Lounge at the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel serves Eastern-tinged lunchtime staples, such as soup with shrimp- and chicken-stuffed wontons; banh mi sandwiches with country pate, char siu pork and pickled daikon; and a dry-aged New York strip steak salad with lemongrass dressing, Thai chilies and crushed peanuts.