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edrucker Oct 28, 2008 10:44 AM

A very ex New Yorker is visiting for 5 nights (including XMAS night), staying at 79th and Amsterdam. What do you recommend for pizza, Italian, french bistro, other? Good food, but not stuffy – maybe splurge for one meal. I would like to go to Peter Lugar (or??), but my wife is not a big meat eater. Thanks!!

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    rrems Oct 28, 2008 07:17 PM

    Well, right there at 79th and Amsterdam, you have Nice Matin. They are always open on Christmas, and it is not expensive. The food is great, and there is a good mix of meat and fish dishes. Do let us know your budget and what a splurge means to you. There are so many possibilities you need to narrow things down a bit.

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      RGR Oct 28, 2008 03:11 PM

      Are you willing to travel to other neighborhoods?

      With regard to your splurge, do you have a particular cuisine in mind? And what is your per person budget for that meal?

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