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CJL Oct 12, 2006 06:55 PM

Was thinking maybe La Tavola or Escoba. What would you guys recomend?

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  1. John Manzo RE: CJL Oct 12, 2006 08:03 PM

    Better get to these before penny lane is demolished in early 07- they have to vacate at the end of November if I'm not mistaken.

    I heartily recommend you venture a block west and try Opus on 8.

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      CJL RE: John Manzo Oct 12, 2006 08:19 PM

      Oh that's right, they are tearing down Penny Lane before too long. Opus on 8 is that right behind the Chicago Chophouse? I know they are in the middle of construction on the other corner.

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      misscheeks RE: CJL Oct 12, 2006 09:09 PM

      I dont like either Tavola or Escoba much. Mango Shiva if I had to choose something on that block...otherwise, swear to god, ever had the lobster mac n' cheese at the Met? so good, but a bit of a tranquilizer lunch.

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        JWh RE: CJL Oct 12, 2006 11:50 PM

        What is going in place of Penny Lane?

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          John Manzo RE: JWh Oct 13, 2006 12:31 AM

          A massive two-tower project- the taller one will be a little taller than Bankers Hall.

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