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eastvillageater Jun 1, 2007 07:20 AM

I am looking for a place somewhere in midtown to take my best client to.

Price should be relatively high (not totally insane though), hoping for something hip but quiet - a tough combo I know!

I'd appreciate some recommendations!

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    jsgjewels RE: eastvillageater Jun 1, 2007 07:58 AM

    Could try either of the new midtown additions: Insieme or Amalia (I imagine Amalia's louder, but someone who's been to both should chime in)

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      RGR RE: jsgjewels Jun 1, 2007 08:11 AM

      My first thought was of Amalia. We loved the food, and it certainly has impressive decor, i.e., elegant yet hip. However, we were there the first week they were open on a Sunday night, and it was dead, so I have no idea how noisy it would be when busy. But judging by the music that was playing -- not exactly low-key (pun intended) -- I'd say you're probably right.

      eastvillageater, How about The Modern? I'm thinking main dining room rather than the Bar Room. Though I haven't been yet, from everything I've heard about it, particularly from my daughter and the boyfriend who have had dinner there, it might fit your needs.

      http://www.themodernnyc.com

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      kobetobiko RE: eastvillageater Jun 1, 2007 08:03 AM

      You can try L'Atelier de Joel Robouchon at the Four Seasons. The a al carte menu (small plate) are not too expensive and it is a great place for business meeting.

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