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Any place compare to Alta -- Mediterranean tapas?

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melodyt1313 Mar 10, 2008 01:37 PM

We had a great meal at Alta this weekend and were looking for any similar places. We don't want the typical, authentic Spanish tapa, but something more creative with more fusion style flavors like the tapas served at Alta..thanks

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    cimui RE: melodyt1313 Mar 10, 2008 05:42 PM

    I wouldn't describe the tapas as Mediterranean, but my guess is that you'd like Stanton Social: http://www.thestantonsocial.com/menu/...

    1. JungMann RE: melodyt1313 Mar 11, 2008 10:52 AM

      There are quite a few places that do great modern takes on small plates like Stanton Social, Park Blue, Death & Co. and Degustation. But if you wanted something specifically Mediterranean-influenced without being Spanish, I think you'd be limited to savorNY or mezze at a Middle-Eastern place like Salam.

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        fein RE: melodyt1313 Mar 11, 2008 12:16 PM

        pipa might be a good option.

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          MIKELOCK34 RE: melodyt1313 Mar 11, 2008 12:23 PM

          Kefi over on 79th near Broadway has several "small plates" as appetizers. We have some pretty good Med small plates there, though the service can be spotty.

          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/429648

          A few thoughts are included here from our last visit to Kefi.

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            noodlekugel RE: melodyt1313 Mar 11, 2008 02:33 PM

            Check out Boqueria. They have excellent spanish tapas and amazing beer sangria.

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              melodyt1313 RE: noodlekugel Mar 12, 2008 05:41 PM

              thanks sounds like stanton fits the bill best as far as non-Spanish small plates..I'll report back

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