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Dinner help for tonight 7th ave / christophere

pulled pork Apr 4, 2007 01:29 PM

Where to go tonight for an interesting preshow meal and drinks? Easy, moderate price. Something besides Indian, burgers and sushi. Is Lima's taste any better yet?

HELP! Dinner is at 6pm.

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    downtownstefanie RE: pulled pork Apr 4, 2007 01:35 PM

    Agave is right there for good southwestern & drinks..

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      LFeinberg RE: downtownstefanie Apr 4, 2007 01:37 PM

      Ditto that!!!!!!

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        pulled pork RE: downtownstefanie Apr 4, 2007 01:44 PM

        Can't find a good food review for Agave. Can someone vouch for it? We are more up for food than drinks since we are going before a show.

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          LFeinberg RE: pulled pork Apr 4, 2007 01:45 PM

          Interesting...I have yet to find a bad review on Agave. I think all of us who replied vouched for it.

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            downtownstefanie RE: pulled pork Apr 4, 2007 02:04 PM

            Really? I just did a search and looked at all of the 2007 postings that mention it and all were positive.
            Personally, it's one of my favs for meeting a friend for weeknight dinners in the neighborhood. And they all like just as much as me. The chili is unique & excellent as a single or shared started, and even as an entree. I love their squash blossom tacos (something i've never seen elsewhere) and really enjoy their guac, Chicken entree, and enchiladas.

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              LFeinberg RE: downtownstefanie Apr 4, 2007 02:08 PM

              Amen, Stefanie!

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            vincentdemarti RE: downtownstefanie Apr 5, 2007 11:31 AM

            I vote NO on Agave - a concept restaurant, no soul, mediocre food, bad drinks, and awful service. For Mexican - go to La Palapa Rockola ( lapalapa.com ), on 6th ave btwn w.4th and washington place - VERY close. All good

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            Lucia RE: pulled pork Apr 4, 2007 01:38 PM

            I agree with the Agave rec. Also: Po, Cornelia St. Cafe, Cafe de Bruxelles

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              DavyTheFatBoy RE: pulled pork Apr 4, 2007 06:08 PM

              Ostia right there on 7th Ave South below Gourmet Garage. An excellent Tapas place.

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                jsmitty RE: DavyTheFatBoy Apr 4, 2007 06:35 PM

                just saw a nice mini review of ostia in time out

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                pulled pork RE: pulled pork Apr 5, 2007 05:40 AM

                Hey all, thanks for the help. We ended up at a place called Lima on Christopher and Bedford for Peruvian. Quieter place which worked out for the best. The food was incredible with very very good flavors.

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