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Oct 25, 2007 08:54 PM

Tired of usual suspects - looking for good bday dinner place

Havent been to Polo Lounge in awhile... thoughts? Seems like it could be fun..
How is Tower Bar (at old argyle hotel)?
Whats almost as good as Cut? I love Cut but was just there...its probably one of my favorite steakhouses... any other recommendations?
Whats else is new in town?

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  1. How about Craft. I just had a really good lunch there and really enjoyed just about every dish we ordered.

    I would nix the Polo Lounge.

    Other new places to consider, off the top of my head ... Bastide, Comme Ca, and maybe All' Angelo or Osteria Mozza.

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    1. re: ipsedixit

      Thanks for the suggestions...
      the Mozzas are great. Craft was at for dinner about a month ago and - a bit stuffy although food was pretty solid.
      Was thinking Comme Ca although don't know if they have a full bar.. martini kind of essential - at least one.

      1. re: dkrocks

        Comme Ca definitely has a full bar. Several nice house cocktails of bourbon, gin, etc., as well as the standards, I'm sure.

        1. re: dkrocks

          Two different birthday celebrations tonight at comme ca, and they definitely do have a full liquor license. Very festive, celebratory environment, loud party atmosphere - totally works unless you are looking for mortuary surroundings. Food quite good, yet not at the Cut/Spago level, nor is it trying to be. Go for the festivities, enjoy the food and wine, and have a good time. Highly recommended.