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Food for a family group of 7 - nr W22 - - ALSO - any fondue places left in the city??

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few Jan 9, 2007 11:27 PM

Coming in from New England & Taking my mother and sister and their Long Island brood for an afternoon show at the Irish Rep on W22 betw 6th&7th this Sat.

group is made up of foodies + 2 kids ( 9 & 13) - kids are not adventuresome, but will eat if it isn't moving.

Any suggestions in that general area?

Interested in most anything exc std NYC American fare - no seafood grill, pizza, deli, std chinese, etc
OK on :Nice Italian, Middle Eatern, Eastern European, German, Irish/Eng style pub, ...

Also :

Any creperie or fondue places left in the city - if so, that might be an option for both us and the kids

Eageraly awaiting advice !!!!

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    RGR Jan 9, 2007 11:48 PM

    La Bonne Soupe, on 55th St., b/t 5th & 6th Avs., is a pleasant, family-friendly French bistro with lots more on the menu than just good soups, including fondues.

    http://www.labonnesoupe.com

    For Italian near the theater, Le Zie is on 7th Av., b/t 20th & 21st Sts. I've not been, but it's very popular with many Hounds.

    http://www.lezie.com

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    1. re: RGR
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      few Jan 10, 2007 08:46 AM

      Looked at the menus
      Both read nicely
      Like the La Bonne - - has some fondue which I think might be fun for the kids!
      Thanks

      1. re: few
        bobjbkln Jan 10, 2007 06:05 PM

        Le Zie might not be best for 7.

        Grand Sichuan International on 24th and 9th oven has family groups. Excellent Szechuan food (although they do have Chinese American items for the less adventurous).

        R.U.B., BBQ on 23rd between 7th & 8th can handle 7, I think.

        There is a Persian restaurant called Pars on (I think) 27th St. between 7th & 8th. None of their food moves.

        You might also like the old style Spanish Restaurant, El Quijote also on 23rd between 7th & 8th.

      2. re: RGR
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        mle18 Jan 10, 2007 07:24 PM

        Artisinal on west 33rd delicious Fondue, mac and cheese etc

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