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Post-Movie Bite in East Village?

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Macman Sep 20, 2006 07:28 PM

My wife and I are seeing a movie in the East Village.

As relatively new parents, we've been homebound (and out of the "dining scene") lately, so we'd appreciate any suggestions for a good place to go post-movie. Ideally someplace good, relatively quick, and somewhat unique. We'll be looking to eat at 9:30 or so.

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  1. wleatherette RE: Macman Sep 20, 2006 07:43 PM

    if you like korean food, there's dosirak on 13th between broadway and university. it's a small, cute place, and one i like for village east/cinema village visits.

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      Macman RE: Macman Sep 20, 2006 09:47 PM

      We're going to be down at the Sunshine theater on Houston, as it turns out - anyone have thoughts re: momofuku? I've heard good things, but am not sure if I can deal with what seems to be a mob scene.

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        catzeem RE: Macman Sep 21, 2006 03:37 AM

        If you're going to Sunshine, I'd head stay in the immediate area, plenty of options there. I'd suggest Schillers, Supper, Degustation, Tasting Room... Lots of options within 5 blocks.
        Have a great time out & enjoy!

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          Pan RE: Macman Sep 22, 2006 07:28 AM

          Gosh, the first name I think of of a uniquely great and relatively quick (except for waiting on line) meal near the Sunshine is a pastrami sandwich at Katz's!

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            megantw RE: Macman Sep 22, 2006 02:13 PM

            Definitely try Momofuku. If the wait is too long, you can walk down the street to Hearth.

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              KTinNYC RE: megantw Sep 22, 2006 02:23 PM

              I'm not sure you can get a seating if you just walk in at Hearth.

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                RGR RE: KTinNYC Sep 22, 2006 02:30 PM

                If no tables are available at Hearth, there is bar dining. (Note: I'm not referring to the 4 seats at the pass.)

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                  megantw RE: KTinNYC Sep 22, 2006 03:00 PM

                  It's not reservations-only, but yes, there is always a chance of a wait.

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                EVchickadee RE: Macman Sep 22, 2006 07:54 PM

                If you want ramen without the wait and fuss of Momofuku I'd recommend Minca, it's on 5th between A and B. Really good ramen and no attitude or wait (usually)

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