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Help! - seeking great mid-range trendy spot with good food

cbear4 Aug 3, 2009 07:08 AM

Hi there- I'm surprising my husband with a trip to NYC (From Toronto) for our third wedding anniversary.

I'd like to make a booking on a Saturday night at a restaurant that has a trendy vibe and great food but isn't over the top $$$. I'm looking for $200 or so including wine. I have been trawling the boards looking for recommendations but haven't found anything that quite fits.

Any tips highly recommended! We're 31 and 33 as an FYI and I don't eat red meat.

Thanks in advance!

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    notsochubbychubette RE: cbear4 Aug 3, 2009 12:11 PM

    The John Dory
    85 Tenth Ave., nr. 16th St.; 212-929-494

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      jdogg80 RE: cbear4 Aug 3, 2009 12:30 PM

      Perhaps Aquagrill in Soho? My husband and I walked in there the other weekend without a reservation and it was hopping! Lively bar scene, cool outdoor space and good food. Great spot if you love raw bar.

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        rrems RE: cbear4 Aug 3, 2009 07:44 PM

        Bar Blanc

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