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ardnaxela Feb 7, 2007 09:06 AM

I am looking for a place to sample a wonderful chicken tagine. Can't find any threads from the last year or so discussing Moroccan restaurants. Any recommendations? Thanks in advance.

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    Lucia RE: ardnaxela Feb 7, 2007 09:12 AM

    Zerza has a variety of chicken tagines. This topic has come up recently, but I can't figure out how to narrow down my search.

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      ardnaxela RE: Lucia Feb 7, 2007 09:39 AM

      Okay, I'll try searching again. I'm an Outer Boroughs resident so dont read this board as frequently. Thanks.

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        ardnaxela RE: Lucia Feb 7, 2007 09:42 AM

        Found your review here, Lucia. Thanks http://www.chowhound.com/topics/23347...

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        Bugswife RE: ardnaxela Feb 7, 2007 10:46 AM

        Try the new French Moroccan in Murray Hill (2nd Ave and 30 something). It is called Darma and is supposed to be very good.

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          ardnaxela RE: Bugswife Feb 7, 2007 11:05 AM

          Thanks. Will post a review if I go. Havent decided which recommendation we'll follow yet.

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            RGR RE: Bugswife Feb 7, 2007 11:48 AM

            The correct name is Darna. It's on 2nd, b/t 34th & 35th Sts. We had dinner there several months ago, and the food was, indeed, very good. Attractive Moroccan-style decor.

            ardnaxela, Unless they've added it since we've been there, they don't have a chicken tagine on the menu. But don't let that stop you.

            http://www.darnaonline.com

          2. 280 Ninth RE: ardnaxela Feb 7, 2007 10:50 AM

            There's also Tagine, located on Ninth Avenue around 39th St., near Central Fish Market and the scenic Port Authority Bus Terminal......

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              Pan RE: ardnaxela Feb 7, 2007 02:42 PM

              I like the tagines at Cafe Mogador, St. Marks between 1st and A. I know that Moroccans tell us the place is not authentic, and actually, it serves a mixture of Moroccan, French, and Middle Easter cuisine, but it's a tasty restaurant.

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                haleyjen RE: ardnaxela Feb 7, 2007 02:51 PM

                I like Casbah Rouge on 111 and B'way.

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