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good swedish food?

last spring, ulrika's closed down and i have not found any good swedish food since, can anyone reccomend a place?

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  1. I don't have many standard to go by but I really enjoyhed the dished at Smorgas Chef. Their swedish meatballs are some of the best I've had

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      1. re: kelea

        They also have great deals on wine. "bring a friend" nights and 1/2 price wine bottles. I'd check it out!

        1. re: kelea

          SmorgasChef is good. Their small plates are not so small, two people can order 4 small plates for a meal. Their meatballs are OK imo; I think their duck salad is really good.
          Aquavit, at least the cafe part, is over-rated. Frankly, the swedish meatballs at F&B's on 23rd is the best in the city - very tasty cream sauce.

        2. I suppose Aquavit is too obvious?

          1. Try Good World Bar and Grill on Orchard St. in Chinatown. It is Swedish and Swedish inspired. I've had a delicious beet burger there and a great hash of sirloin, smoked venison sausage with raw eggyolk and beets for brunch. FYI, on Friday, Saturday nights, it's like a small, busy nightclub with a DJ. You know, so you can eat your herring and dance to some hip hop.

            http://www.themaltesebacon.com

            1. I've found the most authentic homecooking for Swedish is Ulreka's (?) ... is it still there? Somewhere around 57th Street & Lexington, I think. I did a CitySearch for it and couldn't find it. Anyone know what I'm talking about? -

              HA - I'M STUPID. I should read more closely!! Ulrika's CLOSED? SAD!!!!!

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              1. re: SnowWhite

                Wilfrid:

                "I suppose Aquavit is too obvious?"

                I wouldnt says its too obvious, but IMHO, it is very precious and a bit stuffy, though good.

                I'm only guessing, but I think adroault is looking for something a bit more relaxed, traditional and less of a strain on the wallet.

                I love Aquavit, but once or twice is enough for me.

              2. We have a place called Fika across from our office (58th between 5th and 6th). Though not a restaurant per se, they do breakfast and lunch. Sandwiches, salads and specials. A nice change from other lunch time places.