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reets Mar 2, 2009 06:00 PM

Girls night out to the Meany Dance series and we'd like dinner before. We've been to Pair, Eva, Joule and Tilth. Any other recommendations from you fine folks? Much appreciated.

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    chococat RE: reets Mar 2, 2009 06:45 PM

    You've pretty much hit the highlights! There are a couple of restaurants in the U-Village area that are worth a look- Enotria (upscale Northwest), Shun (Japanese), JAK's steakhouse. A new place just opened up in the area called Frank's Oyster House that has gotten good reviews but I havent been there. The restaurants AT U-Village are pretty mediocre. You could also check out Cafe Lago, just across the Montlake bridge.

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      PAO RE: reets Mar 2, 2009 08:10 PM

      I recommend Shun for Japanese food and Fondi's for pizza and salads. Both of these are northwest of U Village

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        equinoise RE: PAO Mar 3, 2009 08:12 AM

        While it might be too casual for your affair, I love Pam's Kitchen on the Ave. Trinidadian food, really nice, everything housemade with love. Plus their homemade rum punch is tasty (and strong!)

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        reets RE: reets Mar 3, 2009 08:38 AM

        Thanks -some good options for the next few dance performances! chowhounds are the best.

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          akq RE: reets Mar 3, 2009 10:07 AM

          Also casual, but don't forget Agua Verde for spicy catfish tacos, green rice and margaritas. YUM. They have happy hour until 6pm.

          1. dagoose RE: reets Mar 3, 2009 10:30 AM

            Not quite as nice as some of the suggestions, but the some amazing food: Jack's Mainly Chinese Tapas Cafe.

            Funny name, great food.

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              mrnelso RE: reets Mar 3, 2009 10:36 AM

              We ate again at Bengal Tiger, on Roosevelt, above 65th, last night and enjoyed it. Nearby is India Bistro also, though we've not been.

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