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Union Square Cafe - Need Suggestions

xtgirl May 15, 2007 12:30 PM

Heading to Union Square Cafe tomorrow night for my 30th birthday dinner - any suggestions on what to order? I'm not a big fish person so would appreciate non-fish suggestions.

  1. steakman55 May 15, 2007 04:18 PM

    Munch on some garlic potato chips while perusing the menu...the lamb is great as is anything on the menu....Be certain to get the banana tart for dessert

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    1. re: steakman55
      financialdistrictresident May 16, 2007 04:04 AM

      Love the banana tart! I need to get back to Union Square Cafe. It has been too long. Sometimes I forget the older, tried and true places like USC and Montrachet (with so much focus on new and trendy).

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      lucybobo May 15, 2007 03:33 PM

      I thought their sticky toffee pudding was delicious, though it might be too heavy for this weather.

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      1. re: lucybobo
        DoctortedNYC May 15, 2007 04:11 PM

        I agree with imo9. I had the lamb and loved it. Everything at the USC is good. Pastas are exceptional.

      2. jmo9 May 15, 2007 01:43 PM

        As you probably already know, the "Filet Mignonof Tuna" is their signature dish and, although it's wonderful, the last time we went to USC, we tried one of their nightly specials and it was spectacular. It was medallions of venison. I don't know if you're in to game meats, but I'd go for the lamb entree and the porcini gnocchi straight from the menu or one of the specials. Although anything you order at USC will be fabulous - I promise.

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