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milberg Apr 13, 2007 09:18 PM

Has anyone tried whym? Will we feel like senior citizens there if we are in our early 40's? Or is the average age pretty average for a restuarant?

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    Snaps RE: milberg Apr 14, 2007 09:36 AM

    I was there a few weeks ago, and I would say probably 3/4 of the patrons were in their 20s or early 30s, while the other 1/4 was older. I would, however, highly reccomend going. I do not think you will feel like senior citizens at all! The food was very good - I had a delicious chopped salad with scallops for the main, and I also enjoyed their specialty cocktails. In comparing it to Eatery, its sister restaurant, I would say it actually feels more "adult" though their prices are slighly higher than Eatery's. So, yes I would say go!

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      G3B RE: Snaps Apr 14, 2007 09:46 AM

      Do you know if they have a weekday lunch special like the Eatery does? Thanks.

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        D...DF RE: G3B Apr 14, 2007 10:05 AM

        Whym has a complete lunch menu with most meals priced between $10 and $14. I was there a few months back for lunch and had a fairly unremarkable pasta lunch special. However, my gf's salad was very good, and the service and decor were memorable.

    2. Bugsey34 RE: milberg Apr 14, 2007 01:12 PM

      I guess it does have a young vibe, but I don't think you will feel like senior citizens there, it's definitely not immature. The food is good, I was especially impressed by the desserts - a pear bread pudding I think for my dining companion and I just had some strawberries with fresh whipped cream that was nice and simple.

      1. erlinflask RE: milberg Apr 14, 2007 02:18 PM

        I live in the area and have eaten at Whym many times. The food is pretty good, though not outstanding. There is a weekday lunch special and the lunch crowd tends to be a bit older than the dinner crowd, at least in my experience. But I am in my mid 20's and have taken my parents, who are older than you, for both brunch and dinner there and neither of them complained that they felt like senior citizens (and that is a frequent complaint they have of restaurants that I generally choose to take them to).

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