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spice market, alta, or del posto enoteca

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trishottawa Mar 10, 2007 10:34 AM

Are any of these good choices for an after theater light meal? Any other suggestions?

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    fatboy44 RE: trishottawa Mar 10, 2007 11:16 AM

    Alta is great for tapas / small plates, try to get a table on the mezzanine.

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      kobetobiko RE: trishottawa Mar 10, 2007 08:35 PM

      You can forget about Spice Market. Alta serves Spanish tapas so it is smaller in size (if that is what you meant by "light" meal). Del Posto Enoteca is not light by any means. It is a four course meal and when I had it last time, I was quite full after the pasta. Flavor-wise, I think Del Posto is better than Alta, though it could be just a matter of personal preference.

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        trishottawa RE: kobetobiko Mar 11, 2007 10:52 AM

        what's wrong with Spice Market?

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          kobetobiko RE: trishottawa Mar 11, 2007 11:37 AM

          I think the food is average, good but nothing to rave about. I found it to become more of a place for "scene" than for food. The decor is nice though. But personally I prefer food in Alta and Del Posto MUCH MORE than Spice Market.

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        cimui RE: trishottawa Mar 11, 2007 10:59 AM

        Any of them would be great if you ordered off the appetizers menu (or the tapas menu at Alta). I haven't eaten at Del Posto, but as between Alta and Spice Market, for my money, I'd go with Spice Market. Personally, I like the food at SM much better and appetizer portions are more generous than the tapas portions at Alta, though they are similarly priced.

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