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East Village/LES--funky + exotic...

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jlix Jun 5, 2007 09:17 AM

for dinner tonight, someplace where we can talk. Any ideas?

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  1. nyufoodie RE: jlix Jun 5, 2007 09:21 AM

    Kuma Inn on Ludlow bet. Rivington and Delancey may fit the funky bill. It's a tiny Thai-Filipino tapas place located on the 2/F of the building right beside Suba. Food may actually fit the exotic part.

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      princeofpork RE: nyufoodie Jun 5, 2007 10:52 AM

      and its BYOB!!

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      kobetobiko RE: jlix Jun 5, 2007 10:54 AM

      Momofuku Ssam Bar

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        marlie202 RE: jlix Jun 5, 2007 12:10 PM

        Cafe Orlin on St. Mark's is nice and the food is good-plus funky

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          lavendula RE: marlie202 Jun 5, 2007 12:38 PM

          Little Frankies!!

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          Pan RE: jlix Jun 6, 2007 03:16 AM

          I'm reading this thread too late to help, but I wouldn't have really known what to suggest, anyway. Where did you end up, and how was it?

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            hungry_fox RE: jlix Jun 6, 2007 05:48 AM

            Can you give a general idea of what you consider to be funky? Either way there's a lot of very good food of exotic and other nature around St. Marks Place.

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              Pan RE: hungry_fox Jun 6, 2007 02:48 PM

              I'm not sure I know what "exotic" means, either. In a neighborhood with loads of Japanese places, is Japanese "exotic"? What about Sichuan style?

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                jlix RE: Pan Jun 7, 2007 08:16 AM

                So this is what fit the bill: Meskel, Ethiopian on 3rd and B

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