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Lunch at Gramercy Tavern or Eleven Madison Park?

Chargenda Feb 4, 2010 11:32 AM

Which should I go for for a Friday lunch? Reservations for the date I want open up tomorrow. Suggestions? Sounds like either is a hot ticket that could be tough to nab, but what would be your top choice?


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    judithuk RE: Chargenda Mar 10, 2010 01:52 PM

    EMP, no contest.

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      gutsofsteel RE: judithuk Mar 10, 2010 03:01 PM

      Agreed 100%. EMP is a far better choice. EMP is my favorite place to lunch in the city.

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        RGR RE: gutsofsteel Mar 10, 2010 04:13 PM

        gos, There's a zero missing. lol

        My most disappointing meal of '09 took place in Gramercy Tavern's formal dining room. EMP is our favorite NYC restaurant. I think that about answers the question. :)

        Photos of the lunch Gourmand we had at EMP in January can be viewed here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391...

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          gutsofsteel RE: RGR Mar 10, 2010 04:20 PM

          Ha! I fixed it.

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            RGR RE: gutsofsteel Mar 10, 2010 04:40 PM

            Glad you came back in time to fix it. :)

    2. ulterior epicure RE: Chargenda Mar 11, 2010 07:10 PM

      Judging by dinners I've had at both, I'd head straight to Eleven Madison Park over Gramercy Tavern. Listen to RGR, the woman knows what she's talking about.

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        RGR RE: ulterior epicure Mar 12, 2010 05:41 AM

        Your compliment is much appreciated, u.e. :)

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          theskyflyer RE: RGR Mar 12, 2010 06:25 AM

          This is an easy one to answer. EMP.

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