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Birthday dinner

missybocou Jul 23, 2007 09:35 AM

Looking for a casual and fun place to have a birthday dinner for about 30-35 -- some kids under 10.

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    Diana RE: missybocou Jul 23, 2007 09:46 AM

    what part of LA..type of food...price range?

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      missybocou RE: Diana Jul 23, 2007 10:13 AM

      American nothing fancy or expensive

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        Diana RE: missybocou Jul 23, 2007 10:32 AM

        Where in LA are you? Where do you want to eat, Los Angeles Area wise?

        I don't want to send you to the SFV if you want to stay around West Hollywood...

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          missybocou RE: Diana Jul 23, 2007 10:44 AM

          we are in the Silverlake/Los Feliz area but will go to WLA, SFV

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            New Trial RE: missybocou Jul 23, 2007 02:31 PM

            How about Lucky Devils in Hollywood?

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              Diana RE: New Trial Jul 24, 2007 06:37 AM

              you can't really fit 30-35 people IN Lucky Devil's

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      Diana RE: missybocou Jul 24, 2007 06:42 AM

      I hate to say this, but your best bet may be a chain, such as Bucca Di Beppo (OK, Italian, but fake italian) or such.

      In Burbank, you could go to karl Strauss. nice Garlic fries, good beer, and the kids would be tolerated. BJ's Brewery is also there, and similar. The food is "eh" but the beer is OK. They do american inexpensive meals..pizza, too. Not the best, but affordable, and they can handle big parties with notice. The pizookies, a cookie baked in a pizza pan and topped with ice cream are yummy (each one might feed two.)

      Valley In is and old fasioned steak house in Sherman Oaks. I'm not sure about prices, but it is definitely American.

      Cafe Bizou could handle your partyin the back room. American/french cafe food, very good, $2 corkage, not too pricey at all. Sherman Oaks, again.

      I could give you more choices if people would expand their dining horizons beyond "American"

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