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Quinns or Lark - for tonight! help

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Snaps Sep 3, 2009 06:55 PM

Hi All - visting Seattle from NY, and am meeting some friends at the bar Havanas later on, so we are looking for something nearby there for dinner (in about an hour... so fast responses apprecitate!) Thinking about Lark or Quinns, are these good options in what I believe is the First Hill/Capitol Hill area? Any other suggestions appreciated!

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    Lauren RE: Snaps Sep 4, 2009 11:04 AM

    Sorry, just saw this. Where'd you end up?

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      choweater RE: Lauren Sep 4, 2009 01:43 PM

      And, since you were dining on Thursday, you missed all the fun. The foie gras protesters don't show up until 8PM on Fridays. (they've been alternating between the two restaurants weekly)

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        Snaps RE: Lauren Sep 4, 2009 01:54 PM

        We wen to Quinns - thought it was great, really loved the wild boar sloppy joe and found the overall vibe of the place to be great. Also looking for something for Sunday night - any suggestions? Its our only other dinner out here (here for a wedding, so have plans for everything else) so would love a rec for the one place not to miss. Thanks!

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          bluedog67 RE: Snaps Sep 4, 2009 02:34 PM

          My current fav is Poppy. Really something different and great flavors.

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            Snaps RE: bluedog67 Sep 5, 2009 08:57 AM

            A friend reccommended Seastar in Bellvue - any thoughts on that?

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              Seattle Todd RE: Snaps Sep 5, 2009 09:45 AM

              Snaps, I'd HIGHLY recommend Cafe Juanita over Seastar for Sunday. One of the best overall restaurants in Greater Seattle. The chef/owner will also be one of the contestants on the Next Iron Chef starting in October on the Food Network so you can bring back memories of your meal when you're back in NYC if you tune in. :-)

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                Snaps RE: Seattle Todd Sep 5, 2009 02:22 PM

                Looks great, but I think we want something a litte more seafood oriented... any other thoughts?

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                  Snaps RE: Seattle Todd Sep 13, 2009 04:03 PM

                  Thanks SO much for the rec, we went and we LOVED IT. Everything was beautiful, service was impeccable, food was fantastic, and they let us just hang out there for hours and take our time. An absolutely lovely evening, and I will be watching Next Iron Chef now and rooting for Holly!

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              mchutch RE: Snaps Sep 4, 2009 04:36 PM

              Try the Corson Building if you can get a reservation.

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            cheeseandwine RE: Snaps Sep 5, 2009 11:13 PM

            Lark is outstanding....maybe you should try that for Sunday night.

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