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How dressy is Fraiche on a week night?

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spkspk Jul 31, 2008 12:49 PM

Going there for dinner with some girl friends and one of my friends is worried that she might be too casual since she is coming straight from work and happened to wear flip flops with a summer skirt today. Is she going to stick out like a sore thumb?

  1. wilafur Jul 31, 2008 01:07 PM

    not at all. i've been on fri night and there have been people in shorts and flip flops.

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      peterboy Aug 7, 2008 04:56 PM

      it's LA, man. that place is really laid back, even if you do get the suits and the stiffs from the studios or the groovers trying to look like they have bank.
      Fraich, by the way, is top notch. we went there a few months back and I am itching to go again.
      everything was superb. I particularly liked the penne with lamb bolognese.

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      carter Jul 31, 2008 03:31 PM

      she could walk into Spago dressed that way, and feel right at home - dress codes are basically out the window these days, with very few exceptions, which do not even come to mind.

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        Chandavkl Aug 1, 2008 01:50 PM

        Coconut Bay in Rowland Heights has a fairly strict dress code. No baggy pants, no white T shirts and no "gang attire."

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          dlayiga Aug 7, 2008 12:57 PM

          I dunno about right at home. Maybe for lunch, but I don't know about dinner. Call me crazy, but I find it somewhat tacky to wear flip-flops anywhere but the beach or pool, especially not in a high end restaurant. I guess that's just LA, though.

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          Wolfgang Jul 31, 2008 04:19 PM

          If flip flops and a summer skirt are the extent of her outfit, she will definitely stick out.

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            wilafur Jul 31, 2008 04:23 PM

            LOL

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            deadre Jul 31, 2008 04:23 PM

            lol wolfgang. took me a minute to get that.....

            1. Debbie W Jul 31, 2008 04:47 PM

              Sounds to me like her attire is more appropriate for Fraiche than for work! Seriously, she can eat practically anywhere in that, not that I endorse it necessarily. I wouldn't wear flip flops to Cut, or Craft, or Melisse, or Providence.

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