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My Most Favorite to open on West 72nd Street

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Howard Oct 13, 2009 06:42 PM

in the space formerly occupied by Nargila Grill and Dougies. Opening planned for November.
It seems that Prime Grill is also planning to open a bistro on the UWS.

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    brooklynkoshereater Oct 13, 2009 06:58 PM

    Love Prime - I think it'll be great on the UWS!

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      KosherChef Oct 13, 2009 09:45 PM

      Anyone know where the PG location is?

      Do you think that a $65 steak and a $40 lunch can survive on the UWS?

      I think it would be great if it was a different version of PG...one that focuses on the customer and the food instead of cranking out huge #'s focusing on turning tables.

      As far as mmfd, I hope its a good dairy option, there hasnt been one with integrity since they closed the Makor kitchen, that place was dairy done right.

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        cappucino Oct 14, 2009 04:59 AM

        Interesting. They started out in the 80's on the East side. It never was as good as the prices, but it was good for a lunch/brunch on a Sunday shopping day. Haven't been to midtown. Is that location closing?

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          Howard Oct 14, 2009 05:04 AM

          I don' think so. 72nd street is described as a "branch"

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            shoelace Oct 14, 2009 07:43 AM

            in the 80s when very few kosher places really pput any energy into their desserts, they were a novelty, despite the insane prices, specially given how mediocre the menu is

            today, there are lots of places with great desserts, i really dotn see their appeal anymore

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              cheesecake17 Oct 14, 2009 08:07 AM

              Honestly... I don't see the appeal of MMF. When we were kids, lots of fun to go to a 'fancy' restaurant in the city... now there are better options

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                tamarw Oct 14, 2009 09:02 AM

                A lot of decent restaurants on 72nd closed over the years - Joseph's, Provi Provi, Dougies, etc etc - it's nice to have an alternative up there.

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            craigcep Oct 14, 2009 06:03 AM

            Where's this info from?

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              KosherChef Oct 14, 2009 06:45 AM

              Kosher-ny sent out an e-mail yesterday

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              SRG Oct 14, 2009 06:50 AM

              Will the midtown branch remain open?

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                Reveg Oct 14, 2009 07:39 AM

                I would not eat at MMF if they gave me the meal for free bec. their prices are outragious, the food average, the service poor, and the attitude arrogant. I ate there several times over theyears and finally gave up.

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                  Maven123 Oct 14, 2009 09:31 AM

                  MMFM is terribly overrated, as well as overpriced. Who is going to pay 30 dollars
                  or more for a small piece of fish in this economy. Terrible idea for this entity to
                  open on UWS. Besides, there desserts are not what they are cracked up to be.

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                    cappucino Oct 14, 2009 04:13 PM

                    I second the arrogance comment. She is not customer-friendly. And, yes, all of her food is overrated.

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                    brooklynkoshereater Oct 14, 2009 06:58 PM

                    I heard that the PG UWS location is going to be Japanese - and average entree is going to be less than reg PG prices -

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                      KosherChef Oct 14, 2009 07:11 PM

                      So..do you think there will be sushi?
                      :)

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                      masteraleph Oct 15, 2009 11:36 AM

                      MMF at 72nd versus Noidue at 69th? I think I'd have to go with Noidue, presuming I can get a table.

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                        avitrek Oct 15, 2009 01:11 PM

                        Only reason I can think to go to MMF is fish. Beyond that I'll take Noidue any day.

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                        brooklynkoshereater Oct 15, 2009 07:30 PM

                        fish, sushi - i bet - good reason to get out of brooklyn...

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                          craigcep Feb 16, 2010 11:59 AM

                          Anything new on either MMF or Prime Grill on the UWS? Haven't seen either yet or heard anything new.

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                            GilaB Feb 16, 2010 01:45 PM

                            Koshertopia.com (the successor to kosher-ny) had an announcement a few weeks ago that Prime KO is to open in late February or early March at 217 W. 85th St. : http://www.koshertopia.com/blog/news/...

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                              EvanM Feb 18, 2010 06:43 AM

                              passed by yesterday and the W 85th street space is boarded up, no sign of imminent activity. But MMF on 72nd street already has a sign up. I heard that Coco Cafe is opening across the street from them this weekend.

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                                avitrek Feb 18, 2010 06:58 AM

                                What is Coco Cafe?

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