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Looking for downtown restaurant for party of 5 - help!

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yumbrooklyn Jan 11, 2007 03:33 PM

Hi I am looking for a resturant, anywhere below 34th Street. I am introducing my boyfriend to my parents, so want something nice but not too uptight. Was going to go to Cookshop but lost reservation when I added 1 to our party. Prefer New American, innovative, fresh ingredients.....and where I might be able to make reservation.

Thanks!!!!

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    DaveS Jan 11, 2007 03:36 PM

    In the same neighborhood as Cookshop I would highly recommend Red Cat.

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      Rodrigo Jan 11, 2007 05:35 PM

      It's on the other side of town, but Hearth is a delicious dining experience. The chef used to work at Craft. The ingredients are fresh. The wine is expertly chosen. The service is top notch.

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        newbieden Jan 11, 2007 11:43 PM

        Five Points - definitely fresh ingredients and not too uptight. nice space and delicious food.

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          Nehna Jan 12, 2007 12:18 AM

          Hearth or Red Cat are both great suggestions..I'd choose Hearth over Red Cat personally.

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            zoeterry Jan 12, 2007 05:16 AM

            Five Points is the perfect introducing parents place!

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