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May 10, 2010 03:53 PM

Exotic/Adventures restaurants by Superstar chefs?

I'm looking for a good date-worthy restaurant. Both adventurous foodies. Any suggestions?
Under 60/dish.
No Asian restaurants.


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    1. re: Sneakeater

      Po is neither exotic, adventurous or a superstar chef. Why do you say that?

      1. re: chow_gal

        Because I was making fun of the initial poster and his/her apparent full membership in the Cult Of Chef Personality (and also of the thousands of tourists who jam Po every year -- still -- under the misimpression that Mario Batali still has anything to do with the place).

        1. re: Sneakeater

          Save your vitriol. There are bigger fish to fry. The OP's question is a valid one, and more importantly, a specific one, and most importantly, not one that gets asked every 12 seconds. Why not pick on the people who ask where to eat in the theater district, or where to have a bachelorette party? You'd be doing us all a favor.

    2. Just a few questions.... when you say Under 60/dish, do you mean you want to pay less than 60 per person including tax and tip? Or do you mean entrees under 60?

      Also, when you say Superstar, do you mean a restaurant associated with a major television personality (a la Mario Batali or Emeril) or do you mean a working chef in his/her kitchen who's a superstar in the culinary world (as opposed to FoodTV)?

      Just trying to clarify your criteria so people can help you more easly.

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      1. re: egit

        I would say w-d 50 fits the bill...Dufresne has been on top chef masters and is somewhat famous.
        The food's adventurous although has gotten mixed reviews on this board. It's pricy but not overboard.

        1. re: wreckers00

          I would have suggested wd-50, but the one time I went there trying to mind my wallet, I still ended up dropping about 75/pp.

          I'm not sure if it's "date worthy" but you could probably do pretty well at Ssam Bar, provided waiting for a table didn't cause a problem.

      2. Are you looking for weird food, or just really good food? What is YOUR definition of "exotic?"