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Harbor View Cafe (WI) or Nosh Restauarnt (MN)?

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Ummm Jun 29, 2008 08:45 PM

have you been to either? which one would you choose? (lunch or dinner)

http://www.harborviewpepin.com

http://noshrestaurant.com/

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    NordeastB RE: Ummm Jun 30, 2008 09:38 AM

    IIRC, there is a bakery (Rabbit's Bakery) opening up next door to Nosh that will serve lunch and Nosh will focus on dinner.

    We ate at Nosh over Easter and were impressed with our meals. They stay open and tough it out during the winter until the warm weather and sailboats return.

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      Ummm RE: NordeastB Jun 30, 2008 07:06 PM

      ah, i didn't know Nosh will focus on dinner - we haven't decided whether to go for lunch or dinner yet (we're in Rochester).

      glad you had a good meal there!

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      chrisinroch RE: Ummm Jun 30, 2008 06:05 PM

      They are very different. Harborview has generous portions of fairly heavy food with pretty strong flavors, (lots of wine reductions and cream/butter) a hustle bustle atmosphere and casual dress is almost exclusively worn.

      Nosh is quieter and more low key, you see more skirts and long pants. The food is more delicate and I think more thoughtfully prepared. Portions are smaller.

      Both are very good, its just more what you have a hankerin fer.

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        Ummm RE: chrisinroch Jun 30, 2008 07:20 PM

        thanks for pointing out the differences!

        haha, my husband is leaning towards harbor view while i like the sound of nosh better... guess we'll have to make 2 separate trips :)

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        Lemoyne RE: Ummm Jul 4, 2008 04:22 AM

        Definate Harborview ... Nosh may be good but sitting on the porch / sidewalk at Harborview is one of my fav orite memeories of that area. Also last months gourmet magazine had a great article on the whole area including Nelson, Alma, Pepin, Hudson, and Lake city. Well written.

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          Ummm RE: Lemoyne Jul 4, 2008 07:36 PM

          thanks for your input! :)

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            Turkish77 RE: Lemoyne Jul 6, 2008 02:55 PM

            What month did the article come out? I didn't see the article and I am trying to find it in my collection, but am coming up empty. It was Gourmet magazine? thanks.

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              Lemoyne RE: Turkish77 Jul 11, 2008 05:34 AM

              Last Month

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