Nuchas Empanadas Opens Tomorrow in Times Square

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An empananza of empanadas. Photo: Courtesy Nuchas

The Salumè kiosk has been open for a little while in Times Square, but tomorrow, another of the winning bidders will roll up its shutter: Argentine empanada newcomer Nuchas. The mini-meat-pies go for just three bucks a pop and fillings include short rib, pulled pork, or Portobellos. Nuchas will be open from 7 a.m to 2 a.m., so pretty much anytime you might experience a precipitous blood-sugar drop owing to Times Square sidewalk rage. See the full menu below.

MENU:
Meat Nuchas

Argentine - a traditional empanada with ground beef, onions, peppers, scallions, potatoes & olives in white dough

Short Rib - slow-braised beef in a Malbec reduction in rosemary spiced dough

Spicy Chicken - chipotle, tomatoes ,onions, peppers & fresh herbs in paprika dough

Pulled Pork - slow braise in rosemary dough

Vegetarian Nuchas

Porto - Portobello mushrooms, spinach and mozzarella cheese in spinach dough

Spicy Cheese - assorted cheeses, roasted peppers, jalapenos and caramelized onions in white parmesan dough

Nuchas, Times Square at the Broadway Plaza, nr. 44th St.; 347-688-8440