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My daughter is taking a sewing class at the sewing center on Monday nights for the next 4 weeks. I am driving her in and my husband and I are doing "Date night" while she is taking her class. We need a place to dine for 2 1/2 hours. Where would you go???

Oh, she is almost 16 and driving home, so I can have a glass of wine! :}

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  1. A bit more on the location of the "sewing center" would probably be helpful in coming up with recommendations.

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    1. re: Servorg

      You are absolutely right! It is on Pico in Santa Monica but can drive to another city . Want great food and someplace where we aren't rushed. Not crazy expensive. Ideas??

      1. re: MarlaPR

        Without knowing what "crazy expensive" means I will mention that Monday night is corkage free at Josie's on Pico at 25th.

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        Josie
        2424 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

        1. re: Servorg

          Servorg great call!! Charming, delicious fresh food, great wait staff and no corkage! Heaven!! And LA/Dine on top of it all! Thanks!

          Any other recommendations for the 3 Mondays we have ahead of us?? Anyone? We certainly could drive somewhere since we have 2 1/2 hours to kill. YUM

    2. JiRaffe on 5th St. has a special Monday Night Bistro menu. Less than $40pp. ou might also want to look at the DineLA site to see which restos around that area are participating in Restaurant Week(part 2) which will cover you on Feb.1...

      1. I thought the Dine LA menu for FIG looked great and it's not far.

        What about eating at the bar at Valentino while you're right there?

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        1. re: mollyomormon

          If they have 2.5 hours to burn, they might as well opt for the restaurant proper.