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kid-friendly but nice lunch near the Dia in Beacon?

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adorno Dec 27, 2008 06:16 AM

Going to the Dia and need a place that will work for both our toddler and art-oriented mom-in-law. So kid-friendly but also nice. Any ideas?

Thanks!

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    DGresh RE: adorno Dec 27, 2008 07:51 AM

    Dia itself has a nice little cafe, with a small menu of sandwiches, soups, salads etc. Not junk food; nice, interesting food. It's very casual and perfectly fine for kids.

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      NickM RE: adorno Dec 27, 2008 08:45 AM

      There's a BBQ place on the main drag in Beacon (think it has a big porch on the side) that has ok ribs, by our admittedly hazy recollection. Not ribs at the level of Big W's in Wingdale, but ok for the Beacon trip. (Sorry I can't recall the name: it's the Serras I remember from my Dia trip...)

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        Solstice444 RE: NickM Jan 3, 2009 12:54 PM

        Piggy Bank. I believe I've seen in another thread that their food is not that great. I've only been there for a drink one night, and the bartender was very friendly. Their menu looked good, at the very least.

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          corky RE: NickM Jan 14, 2009 07:05 AM

          its the piggy bank...and its ok...should not be mentioned in the same sentence as big w

        2. applesauce23 RE: adorno Dec 27, 2008 12:20 PM

          Homespun Foods is a great place to eat lunch in Beacon. The menu is great, mostly casual fare, but very good quality. It's also kid-friendly.

          http://www.homespunfoods.com/

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