Relatively cheap eats & drinks near Central Park?
HI, I live in Brooklyn, so I'm a bit lost figuring out where to go in the vicinity of Central Park. I have an art opening in the south east corner of the park, (near the zoo,) and it also happens to be my birthday on that day. So, I looking for a place to we can go after the opening to get some food & drinks. Some folks recommended the Boat House, which would complete the evening-in-the-park experience, but it looks to be very very expensive. I also thought of going to Serendipity 3, which holds some nostalgic charm for me, but I haven't been there since 1993. Anybody have a favorite place in the vicinity that they would recommend? It doesn't have to be dirt cheap, but I'm not looking for $$$$$fine dining, either. Any thoughts on the Boat House or Serendipity 3?