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"Modernish" Decor in the EV/LES Area

lalagirl May 5, 2008 06:52 AM

I'm taking an architect out to dinner tonight and he has an aesthetic preference--in his words--for "crazy modernish interiors, like Butter, opposed to the hip rustic hunting lodge thing that is going on in downtown NY now."

We did Butter last time, so...any suggestions? And obviously, food needs to be a consideration too.

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    kobetobiko RE: lalagirl May 5, 2008 06:56 AM

    Is it only limited to the EV/LES area?

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      lalagirl RE: kobetobiko May 5, 2008 06:59 AM

      Greenwich Village and Union Square too, I suppose. He's older and not into a very long commute for his supper.

    2. LeahBaila RE: lalagirl May 5, 2008 07:12 AM

      Thor is very modern and the food is great, too


      1. JungMann RE: lalagirl May 5, 2008 07:24 AM

        I've heard a lot of praise for the interior at Gotham Bar and Grille, though it didn't blow me away. The interior at Stanton Social, however, does sort of remind me of Butter.

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          bastet212 RE: lalagirl May 5, 2008 07:30 AM

          technically its soho, but how about Public? jusssst on the other side of bowery...

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            lalagirl RE: bastet212 May 5, 2008 07:35 AM

            Oooh, all good choices! Thanks so much.

          2. D...DF RE: lalagirl May 5, 2008 01:22 PM


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              kobetobiko RE: D...DF May 5, 2008 02:51 PM

              That's my first thought as well.

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