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csp84 Jan 11, 2010 05:47 AM

Any places in particular to look out for? I know they don't start taking reservations until tomorrow but I wanted to be prepared so I can get a good reservation! In the past I have gone to Dos Caminos (liked it but I go there normally so it wasn't really "special"), Rosa Mexicano (same), 21 club (liked but I almost felt bad/cheap for ordering off of RW menu), Spice Market (perfect mix of "place I wouldn't ordinarily go" and "not stuffy"), and Smith and Wollensky several times (great but want to try something new).

Thanks!

  1. janethepain Jan 11, 2010 08:10 AM

    I just reserved spots at Convivio, Park Avenue Winter and Aquavit Dining Room. I've been to Convivio before, wonder what the RW menu will be.

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      littlecmad Jan 11, 2010 04:29 PM

      you can't reserve until tomorrow!

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        G3B Jan 11, 2010 05:05 PM

        they are taking reservations tonight. i reserved morimoto.

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          kathryn Jan 11, 2010 06:36 PM

          That is what NYC & Co want you to believe because tomorrow is when the OpenTable list goes online. But most of these restaurants have had their books open for weeks.

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            G3B Jan 12, 2010 04:08 AM

            so that means if we knew that a restaurant was participating, we could have reserved weeks ago?

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              kathryn Jan 12, 2010 05:08 AM

              Yes -- what I do is look at last season's list, make some reservations in advance, and cross my fingers that they're on this season's list. :) If not, I simply cancel the reservation as soon as I find out.

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                janethepain Jan 12, 2010 06:11 AM

                Yep, you can do that or NYCGo always publishes the list a day early for some early birds (secret link, I guess?). Stole a peek at that and reserved through it.

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                  G3B Jan 12, 2010 08:57 AM

                  thanks for the tip, will keep that in mind for the summer.

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          kathryn Jan 11, 2010 07:37 AM

          Info on Restaurant Week NYC is always on nycgo.com as they are the organizers and sponsors.

          As for recommendations, search is your friend.
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/676106

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            foodsnob14 Jan 11, 2010 06:38 AM

            Would someone please post a link to the participating restaurants? I can't seem to find one when I google? Thanks!

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              foodsnob14 Jan 11, 2010 06:42 AM

              Found it, Sorry!

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