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deeg Jun 4, 2007 11:53 AM

Going to dinner with mom and dad tonight. My plan was for Tigerland - that's a good location and price point, and I love the food - but it's closed on Mondays! Looking for similar location (anywhere in the e.v.) and price, pretty open to type of food - but no italian or sushi. Also, my mom likes to try places that are a little "different" - ie food that she can't easily get in the 'burbs. Any ideas?

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    Pan Jun 11, 2007 12:05 AM

    I'll throw Soba Koh into the mix, if you all like soba. Pylos is delightful, though. I like to go to the Caracas Arepa Bar for weekday lunches. I tend to find it too crowded at dinner, and you probably won't want to wait on line with your mother.

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      ceeceee Jun 4, 2007 12:21 PM

      rai rai ken for ramen and gyoza?

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        kathryn Jun 4, 2007 12:18 PM

        Prune, Momofuku Ssam Bar, Momofuku Noodle Bar, maybe Caracas Arepas Bar? Grand Sichuan St Marks? Village Yokocho? Bao 111? Pylos? Vanel on First?

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          elizabeththinks Jun 4, 2007 12:10 PM

          Pylos for Greek perhaps

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            beck Jun 4, 2007 12:35 PM

            I second Pylos. Good fare and pretty setting.

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            Glutton_ny Jun 4, 2007 11:59 AM

            Casimir; Prune, Elephant

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              Lucia Jun 4, 2007 11:57 AM

              Zerza--Moroccan

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