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quick - i have a rare chance to dine alone - where should i go?

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Treece Apr 3, 2008 04:51 PM

no kids, no husband, no friends, no clients, no colleagues. should be downtown and super good food.

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    bob gaj Apr 4, 2008 04:34 PM

    momofuku ssam or degustation.

    1. michele cindy Apr 4, 2008 04:24 AM

      I've never been there, but if I had the same dillema as you, I would go with Dorctorj's advice and head over to number 1. on their list... "Sushi Yasuda - sit at the bar". The one problem is that it isn't downtown, but I'd still do it given the chance.

      1. doctorj Apr 3, 2008 08:46 PM

        Eating alone can be fun! Here's my list of recs:

        1. Sushi Yasuda - sit at the bar
        2. Degustation - get the tasting menu
        3. L'Atelier Joel Robuchon - pricey, but perfect place to eat alone as you sit at the bar
        4. Babbo's - try the pasta tasting menu if you're not afraid of carbs
        5. Pearl Oyster - enjoy a lobster roll and oysters

        Hope this helps!

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          kobetobiko Apr 3, 2008 06:58 PM

          Like Babbo, and will add counter seating at Casa Mono. When you are alone, you won't care if a place will require to shout to have a conversation. All you need is good food!

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            harrison Apr 3, 2008 05:19 PM

            right now or in the future?

            the bar at babbo would be great.

            but to me right now, so would the bar at corner bistro!

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              steve h. Apr 3, 2008 05:32 PM

              wow. bar at babbo, bar at corner bistro. two mighty fine destinations.

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              cimui Apr 3, 2008 05:16 PM

              In your situation, I'd go to WD-50 for a late meal. Just a personal preference. I really like mulling over the food there at my own pace.

              The bar at Babbo could be enjoyable, as well.

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                idia Apr 3, 2008 05:18 PM

                Olana

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