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wild child Nov 1, 2006 03:17 PM

Please help...thanks.

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    RGR RE: wild child Nov 1, 2006 03:49 PM

    Fleur de Sel serves lunch on Saturday. In addition to the a la carte menu, they offer a $25 3-course prix-fixe and a $42 4-course prix-fixe.

    http://www.fleurdeselnyc.com

    Devi serves their $24.07 3-course lunch prix-fixe on Saturday.

    http://www.devinyc.com

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      roze RE: wild child Nov 1, 2006 05:21 PM

      I don't know what you mean by casual? I think Fleur de Sel is pretty high end and stuffy (no offense RGR). For cheap and cauel I would recommend for Thai food Spice and Cafetasia, L'Express for brunch (although it can get crowded).

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        RGR RE: roze Nov 1, 2006 05:39 PM

        roze, I wouldn't deny that Fleur de Sel is upscale. However, the $25 lunch prix-fixe is a very good deal. As far as the atmosphere goes, I would describe it as civilized as opposed to stuffy. And, as I said, no need to dress up.

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        xigua RE: wild child Nov 1, 2006 05:36 PM

        If you like sandwiches, you might want to try:
        1. Le Pain Quotiden (the branch in ABC carpet & home)
        2. The Adore (on 13th st and university place)
        Both casual, relatively quiet, with good coffee and tea (for the latter) and good for lingering.

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          Westrite RE: wild child Nov 1, 2006 05:40 PM

          Casa Mono?

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            caitlin RE: wild child Nov 1, 2006 06:12 PM

            City Bakery or Taralucci y Vino for pastries and coffee.

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              Desidero RE: wild child Nov 1, 2006 06:14 PM

              Danal on 10th St. (3rd/4th) fits the bill. Get the French toast. You won't regret it.

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                piccola RE: wild child Nov 2, 2006 12:17 AM

                Wai Café on 6th Ave and 18th St.

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