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Babbo booked - where to go?

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richczarnecki Jun 28, 2009 12:43 PM

Didn't realize I had to call 30 days exactly to snag a decent hour dinner reservation at Babbo. So we are looking for something similar - tasting menu is appealing, Italian, wine pairings, etc.

Suggestions?

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    boccalupo Jun 28, 2009 03:19 PM

    You might also consider the Enoteca at Del Posto. The dinner prix fixe is $52. I do not believe they offer wine pairings anymore though.

    1. Slob Jun 28, 2009 02:59 PM

      I like Babbo, but I think Scarpetta's better anyway. And you don't have to deal with the absurd reservation system or the dipshart shrew maitre d. Scarpetta's a cooler room too.

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        conordog Jun 28, 2009 01:56 PM

        popular responses to this question here have been:

        alto
        convivio
        scarpetta

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          Simon Jun 28, 2009 02:42 PM

          i vote Scarpetta too...

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