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fein Apr 21, 2010 09:52 AM

I am thinking of sending my colleague here with our German boss for a nice but casual business dinner next week. I was thinking Alto but that seems a bit too much. I've never been to this location but I remember loving the food. Is this a good option?

Dinner needs to be between Grand Central and The Peninsula on 55th & 5th-closer to the hotel is best.

Thanks.

  1. princeofpork Apr 21, 2010 12:32 PM

    Good for lunch, not a dinner destination place. Send them to capitale Grill on 42nd and 3rd. They could use the walk after a meal like that.

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      fein Apr 21, 2010 01:21 PM

      they went to a steak place last time he was here in january. they want to be closer to the peninsula as well.

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        princeofpork Apr 21, 2010 04:35 PM

        Try the sushi joint in the Bryant Park hotel. the space is beautiful

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          fein Apr 22, 2010 06:43 AM

          thanks for the Koi suggestion. unfortunately one guy doesn't really eat sushi. plus as i've said they prefer to be closer to the peninsula hotel.

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          Koi
          40 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018

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      gurud Apr 22, 2010 07:38 AM

      Fig and Olive is very loud at lunch....It is hard to sustain a conversation...food is good..
      Never been for dinner but can't imagine it being much different...

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        FoodieFemme Apr 22, 2010 09:39 AM

        How about Quality Meats or Monkey Bar? They are both very close to the Peninsula Hotel

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        Quality Meats
        57 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019

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          fein Apr 22, 2010 01:25 PM

          one of the guys requested asian..i'm sending them to tao. thanks ch!!

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