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nbj Aug 30, 2009 04:34 PM

Will be at 63rd and 2nd for several weeks and would appreciate recommendations.

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  1. goodhealthgourmet RE: nbj Aug 30, 2009 05:25 PM

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/444453

    1. smokeandapancake RE: nbj Aug 31, 2009 07:02 AM

      felice - italian
      Bistro 61 - french
      Trata - greek

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        Stuartmc910 RE: smokeandapancake Sep 16, 2009 01:15 PM

        Avoid Bistro 61. Also what used to be Angels on West side of 1st Ave. 62/63 street. No longer BYOB, but food is good and inexpensive.

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          egit RE: Stuartmc910 Sep 16, 2009 01:32 PM

          what's wrong with Bistro 61? I haven't been there in about two years, but it was good back then. I thought so, anyway.

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            Stuartmc910 RE: Stuartmc910 Sep 16, 2009 02:04 PM

            Two years a lot can happen, new chef, new owner, etc. We ate there before the summer and as we were ordering the couple next to us were complaining about every thing they had. It was too late for us to leave, but they were right. the food/service was awful.

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          City Kid RE: nbj Aug 31, 2009 09:21 AM

          Cipolla Rossa is a nice, reasonable and authentic Tuscan spot, just a couple of blocks away. Also BYOB!

          http://www.menupages.com/restaurants/...

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            ow77 RE: City Kid Aug 31, 2009 10:43 AM

            The 61st St branch of Cipolla Rossa is no more.
            To the OP:
            Sushi Seki, Dakshin II, Maya, Tori Shin, Chola, Grand Sichuan East, Mexican cart on 3rd and 60th, Gourmet Garage for grocery. Also, Chicken Kitchen might reopen by the time you'll be here.

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              City Kid RE: ow77 Aug 31, 2009 11:41 AM

              Sad news about Cipolla Rossa!

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            RussianGirl RE: nbj Aug 31, 2009 11:34 AM

            This has been a hot topic lately.

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/634241
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/631943
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/623656

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