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Need a pre-theater restaurant suggestion

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devildoll Jan 10, 2007 02:30 PM

I am going to New York for the first time in early February. A friend and I are going to see Evil Dead the Musical in the theater district (Stages theater) on Friday night at 7:30 and we need a pre-theater restaurant/bar suggestion, either in the therater district or on the way. We are staying at the Grand Hyatt (Park ave & Grand central). We like all types of food (esp. Spanish, cuban, mexican)and are looking for somewhere to have some drinks and good meal. Thanks.

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    RGR RE: devildoll Jan 10, 2007 04:19 PM

    For Mexican, Hell's Kitchen is in the Theater District, on 9th Av., b/t 46th & 47th Sts. Though I haven't yet managed to eat there, it gets uniform praise from Hounds who have.

    http://www.hellskitchen-nyc.com

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      Striver RE: RGR Jan 10, 2007 05:11 PM

      We've eaten there several times and have always enjoyed it. The food is "nuevo" Mexican (not Tex-Mex or traditional Mexican). Drinks are good; dishes we've particularly enjoyed are the grilled shrimp with Serrano sauce, the huitlacoche tamale and wild mushroom roll apps, and the pork chop mixote. Last time we were there - a few weeks ago - I had a posole entree that was perfect for a cold January day (if we ever have one again!).

    2. foodie4life RE: devildoll Jan 10, 2007 05:16 PM

      Hell's Kitchen is great and I'd also add Marseille (French) and Bann (Korean BBQ)

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        devildoll RE: devildoll Jan 10, 2007 09:42 PM

        Thanks for your help. Talked to my friend and she is interested in Hell's Kitchen so we will probably try that.

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