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iforman2001 Dec 20, 2007 12:03 PM

I'm taking my boyfriend to dinner for his birthday on Saturday. I have reservatoins at both Applewood and The Grocery...which is better?

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    slopeguy Dec 21, 2007 06:35 PM

    My vote is Applewood, better lighting, drinks, bar area, and food. Grocery was a horrible experience when I went. Maybe the expectations were too high...

    1. Peter Dec 21, 2007 12:25 PM

      It seems redundant now, but I can't let an opportunity slip by to praise applewood. Go there and don't be afriad of the more unusual meats like veal, venison and goat. :)

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        sam1 Dec 21, 2007 12:28 PM

        ive been having brunch there fairly often lately...its absolutely fantastic...everything ive had for brunch is delicious...best pancakes ever.

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        bhill Dec 21, 2007 12:13 PM

        Thought I like both, I would not hesitate to choose Applewood. The ambiance is perfect for this time of year.

        1. Puppimus Dec 21, 2007 09:40 AM

          Grocery is overrated. Maybe not when it opened, but now. Go to Applewood.

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            gfood Dec 20, 2007 01:19 PM

            I've had great meals at both, but I am partial to Applewood. I think you will enjoy either restaurant.

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              TBird Dec 20, 2007 03:02 PM

              i agree, you can't go wrong with either. but i'm also partial to applewood.

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                sam1 Dec 21, 2007 07:17 AM

                never been to grocery but applewood is one of my top favorite restaurants in nyc, let alone brooklyn.

                and for this time of year, its perfect.

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