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Jun 23, 2007 01:52 PM

oops... The Modern Snack Bar

MY wife corrected me it's The Modern Snack Bar ......THANKS

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  1. Oops, I responded previously before I saw this.
    It's really old fashioned and sort of ugly, but the food and serivice are great, also in an old fashioned way. Nice lobster rolls: but I have on my list to get duck next time, everytime a waitress passes with a plate of it, I'm mad I didn't get it.

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    1. re: coll

      I really like the Modern Snack Bar. Mashed Turnips, Coconut Custard Pie. I also need to try their Duck...

      1. re: MacTAC

        I'll third the turnip. Not as good as mom's whose trick is to add a few carrots to sweeten it up. PLEASE be sure to stop at Junda's for some fabulous strudel.

        Coll: Went to Oaklands a few weekends ago and had a great meal for pretty reasonable price. Hands down the best crab cake I have ever eaten and some really yummy tuna with avocado cream and mashed sweet potatoes. Much much better than Dockers.

        1. re: jenniebnyc

          You're right, their crab cake is outstanding. Just a great place to sit outside and enjoy the scenery. John Hill has been the chef for as long as I remember, he knows what he's doing for sure.
          I've only had drinks at Dockers so I can't comment on their food.