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imahappymom Aug 27, 2009 11:27 AM

I'm looking for a hot, trendy, up-and-coming restaurant anywhere in Manhattan with a private room that holds 40 people. Price is not an issue.

  1. Edwin E. Sep 1, 2009 05:21 PM

    There's a private back room at the recently opened and SUPER hot spot DBGB. I think the ones above are a little past their prime.

    Good luck!

    http://iknowjusttheplace.blogspot.com/

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      foodwhisperer Sep 1, 2009 11:16 PM

      DBGB is hot ,, food is ok too. 40 people takes a big pvt room City Winery can handle over 100 people ,,, Tribeca Cinemas (owned by Robt. Dinero)was trendy enough for Mario Batali , Madonna, and many more. Tribeca Grill ( maybe past its prime but still trnndy has rooms for private parties. OH , the bar on St level by the Gaansvoort hotel ,i forget the name ,,you can get a cabana for the nite ,, they serve sushi and more ,,very hot and trendy, very very

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      imahappymom Sep 1, 2009 08:45 AM

      Thanks for all of the suggestions!

      1. beaulieu Aug 29, 2009 03:48 AM

        Eleven Madison Park has two rooms for 18 and 32; they can be combined for 50. You can't get trendier than EMP.

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          Pan Aug 29, 2009 04:54 PM

          You can't? You mean, just because they just got their 4th NYT star, or for some other reason? I ask because it doesn't seem to define "trendy" in a social sense to me. That word tends to make me think of places in the Meat-Packing District that attract lots of young women in high heels and scanty outfits or places that recently opened and are very popular, especially with the younger set.

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          ChanceTDaily Aug 28, 2009 04:03 PM

          Oceana just reopened in midtown, they have a neat opaque curtain that draws and separates parties. Great menu too. Also landmark int he columbus circle had a ncie sized room for pe's

          1. LeahBaila Aug 28, 2009 05:44 AM

            The Modern has a great private room that overlooks the museum garden

            www.thelunchbelle.com

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              foodwhisperer Aug 27, 2009 09:53 PM

              Buddakan can handle 40.
              Tribeca Cinema and Events can do 40 people , choose your menu , big bar can even have a movie screened ,,, lots of celebs have their parites there.
              Tribeca Grill has private rooms that can hold 40
              City Winery has severalrooms that can accomodate you

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