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Babbo booked - where to go?

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.


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    conordog RE: richczarnecki Jun 28, 2009 01:56 PM

    popular responses to this question here have been:


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      Simon RE: conordog Jun 28, 2009 02:42 PM

      i vote Scarpetta too...

    2. Slob RE: richczarnecki 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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        boccalupo RE: richczarnecki 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.

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