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Anything of interest in Battery Park??????

David Martin Jan 26, 1999 12:10 PM

I often stay in this part of the city because of a
company appartment. Most nights I make the trek to
some old and some new haunts. Ocassionally I would lke
to stay in Battery Park for a nice dinner and then
maybe some drinks. Please help!!!

  1. h
    Hudson River Club, Yaffa Jan 30, 1999 12:42 PM

    If you can charge it to your company, check out the
    Hudson River Club in Battery Park City. Great food, but
    expensive. Cooking celeb Waldy Maloof was the chef
    there for a while. Great weekend brunch, too, with
    endless food and sunny views of the harbor.

    Also, a short walk to Harrison St. in Tribeca brings
    you to Yaffa (there are 2 of them a couple of doors
    apart--I prefer the smaller one in the middle of the
    block over the one on the corner). Service can be, um,
    leisurely, but the price and surroundings are right.

    Link: http://www.PlanetIT.com

    3 Replies
    1. re: Hudson River Club, Yaffa
      Fern Devlin Feb 28, 1999 06:24 AM

      Inappropriate, commercial links, like the one to
      "planet it" are unwelcome, uninformative, distracting,
      and off topic.

      1. re: Fern Devlin
        Jim Leff Feb 28, 1999 12:43 PM

        fern--actually, footer links ARE permitted according to our rules and guidelines.
        We take a really really strict approach to spam and
        especially to commercial messages posing as testimonials. But it's standard
        'Net practice to allow footer "sigs" containing the
        URL of the poster's personal or biz site, and we allow it here as well
        (unless, of course, the message is merely an excuse
        to provide the link, in which case we nuke it...such was clearly not the case with Peter's message.


        1. re: Jim Leff
          Fern Devlin Feb 28, 1999 01:37 PM

          Thanks for the clarification. Commercials are so
          ubiquitous and offensive that I overreact sometimes.
          I will skip the links from now on unless they're
          obviously related to chow.

    2. c
      christina z Jan 26, 1999 01:49 PM

      Yes, I think it's called An American Place (or An
      American . . . something). It's a fairly new
      restaurant next to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal
      in the park itself. I haven't tried it but I've been
      told it's pretty good and that they serve stone crab
      claws which makes me want to pay a visit.

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