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Feb 16, 2008 04:49 PM

Seeking Specific Brunch

My boss is looking for a place to host a brunch for a bunch of people. So, here are her specifications:

- able to seat 20 people
- W. Vil, SoHo, or Nolita
- not to "chi chi", just laid back
- varied menu (veg. friendly)

Thanks a lot!

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    1. I think 20 people is hard without going a little more upscale -- otherwise, the restaurant is going to be too small / not take reservations.

      In any case
      - Freemans (they have a private room -- not sure how many it seats, but it's veggie friendly and feels like a hunting lodge, so opposite of chi chi)
      - Jane (private room downstairs -- can definitely do 20)
      - Tasting Room (they have a big communal table, some booths, and you can reserve the back room, too, I think, more "chi chi" than the others but not as much as say Stanton Social or a Keith McNally restaurant, )
      - 'inoteca (downstairs room, cozy, Italian)
      - Blue Ribbon Bakery (they can seat bigger groups downstairs, it's also cozy due to the fact that they bake the bread downstairs, smells wonderful! not a lot of breakfast starchy options here though)