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I'm feeling un-inspired! Recs for a downtown place with Lavagna-ish vibe, but not Lavagna, or necessarily Italian???

astoriajb Apr 20, 2007 07:06 AM

So, there's this girl...you all know the story. I want to go somewhere I haven't been before, and I was thinking maybe of Aroma, but I've read mixed reviews on the food. Just want it to be casual, relaxed, and tasty...any cuisine is fine, but no sushi. Somewhere downtown, east or west, doesn't matter.

Thanks so much.

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    Lucia Apr 20, 2007 08:01 AM

    For Italian, Crispo, Apizz, Po, Enoteca Barbone (although it's been some time since my last visit)
    Otherwise: Little Owl (if you can get in), The Orchard, Tides, Azul Bistro, Clinton St. Baking Co., Pylos, Snack Taverna... you have a lot of options!

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    1. re: Lucia
      geneyoung Apr 20, 2007 05:14 PM

      26 seats?

    2. LFeinberg Apr 20, 2007 07:12 AM

      What about The Grape & Grain, Pylos or Perbacco?

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