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First Ave and 46th St.

bobjbkln Nov 24, 2007 05:56 PM

Next Tuesday (11/27) we are taking out a dear friend and her 85 year old mother. They live near 1st Ave. and 46th St. We'd prefer some place that we could walk to or where we could drive and find a parking space at about 8 PM. We are adventurous enough eaters with a possible preference (but not requirement) toward Asian. Our maximum is $100 per person, including tax and tip (but not drinks), but I think that our guests would be upset if the cost was over $75 pp. A comfortable place where conversation is possible is a must. Any ideas?

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    pbjluver Nov 25, 2007 06:52 PM

    right around the corner...

    Shih Lee
    311 E 45th St, New York 10017
    Btwn 1st & 2nd Ave

    check them out at menupages.com

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      valerie Nov 25, 2007 05:40 PM

      No Asian, but Pietro's is on 43rd, close to 2nd. Steakhouse/Italian.

      1. erica Nov 25, 2007 03:31 AM

        L'Impero in Tudor city would be perfect. Italian, though.

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          bobjbkln Nov 25, 2007 04:55 PM

          Thanks for the thoughts. I'll see if Cibo interests them. L'Impero is a bit much for what we're looking for. This is not a special event meal, more a comfortable dinner with old friends.

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          G3B Nov 25, 2007 12:43 AM

          how about Cibo on 2nd ave and 41 street. good food and the tables are far apart enough to have conversation. i doubt if you will spend over $75 pp.

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