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chowdown Sep 26, 2008 01:43 PM

Can anyone recommend a restaurant where you sit on the floor or on pillows on the floor? I know it's an odd request.

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    RGR RE: chowdown Sep 26, 2008 02:24 PM

    Bamiyan, the Afghani restaurant, on the corner of 3rd Av. & 26thSt., has a few tables for two where you sit on the floor on cushions.

    http://www.bamiyan.com

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      MMRuth RE: RGR Sep 26, 2008 05:41 PM

      The only place I'm familiar with is Hangawi, where you sit on pillows, but there is a well under the table. You also have to remove your shoes. Excellent vegetarian Korean food.

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      racer x RE: chowdown Sep 26, 2008 06:23 PM

      Khyber Pass, another Afghani (St. Mark's Place) has, or used to have, pillows for seating on the floor. However, I haven't been there in years because the food the last time I went had declined (I had a few good meals there back in the '90s).

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