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rubys Jun 4, 2007 08:50 AM

my best friend is getting married and i'm throwing a special 10 person (or so) dinner
for her the weekend before she gets married. i'd prefer outside space, in the carroll garden/
park slope/cobble hill vicinity, good food but not too pricey. any ideas?

  1. c
    ceasar11 Jun 8, 2007 05:47 AM

    http://www.bogotabistro.com/
    there is an outdoor section in the back and they are very accomindating.
    I must mention being destroyed by bugs once at frankies, finding the food mediocre and never returning.
    also alchemy(which i have not been to yet except for some superior breakfast granola, if that counts) has a newly open back yard, I don't know how sizable that could be though.

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      brooklynr Jun 4, 2007 11:51 AM

      Frankie's is perfect. If for some reason there's a problem, you might also consider Lunetta as a backup -- they have a good-sized garden, great for parties (I held a very successful event there for 15 or so when the space was still Taku).

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        ChowDiva Jun 4, 2007 11:26 AM

        Frankie's 457

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          rubys Jun 4, 2007 11:58 AM

          i adore frankie's, its my favorite! they always seems so packed, i wonder if they would fit a large party, and they don't take reservations. lunetta's sounds good, too.

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            brooklynr Jun 4, 2007 12:54 PM

            Actually, the website indicates that they do take reservations for special events -- and I've seen plenty of parties there (small, medium and large).

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