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schrutefarms Sep 9, 2008 02:41 PM

I'm sure this has been a thread a million times before, but I don't have the energy to go through all the posts...Coming to NY this Friday, want to have a late fancy girly dinner with my friend on Friday night. Where can I get a table for two, about ten-thirty, on such short notice? Price isn't a HUGE issue, but I'd like to keep the bill below a trillian dollars. So tell me some GREAT places I should eat. No sushi please.

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    MichaelG Sep 9, 2008 02:48 PM

    Fleur de Sel.

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      kathryn Sep 9, 2008 05:26 PM

      Looking on OpenTable, this Friday for 10:30pm for 2, I see openings for a lot of nicer restaurants: Blue Hill, Café Boulud, Craft, Cru, Eleven Madison Park, Gotham Bar and Grill, Gramercy Tavern (actually they are pretty popular so I'd grab this ASAP), Hearth, L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Le Bernadin, The Modern - Dining Room, and a whole bunch more.

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        silencespeak Sep 9, 2008 07:18 PM

        fleur de sel and all the restaurants kathryn mentioned are wonderful. you have good options =).

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          schrutefarms Sep 10, 2008 01:22 AM

          Thanks, ya'll. These are some great choices. Now I just have to decide...

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            silencespeak Sep 10, 2008 06:07 AM

            let us know what you do and how it goes =) enjoy.

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            schrutefarms Sep 17, 2008 07:55 PM

            My flight got in late, so my fancy girls dinner turned into a neighborhood Italian night, which was fine with me. I did make it to Gotham, though, and thought it was terrific, and Fleur de Sel is next on my list. Thanks for the suggestions!

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              kathryn Sep 17, 2008 08:45 PM

              Yikes! Glad you did end up enjoying some of the places suggested. (And I think your username is hilarious BTW).

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                schrutefarms Sep 18, 2008 10:38 AM

                Yay! Finally a fan of The Office!! Everyone thinks I'm some weird guy that owns a farm or something! :)

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