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$$$ non-byo in Center City suggestions?

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Eatsoup Oct 17, 2010 08:52 PM

Hello.
I spend my money mostly on the BYO circuit, but have been asked to spend someone else's on a non-byo in CenterCity. Do you have any suggestions for a good $$$ place that is quiet on a midweek evening and that has a good selection for the odd vegetarian and for those who wish for options outside a big steakhouse or a S Starr place? Thank you!

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    rocknroll52 RE: Eatsoup Oct 18, 2010 08:55 AM

    I would go to Sampan on 13th St. Cool atmosphere, asian inspired small plates, and something for the odd vegetarian. BTW hope you are not suggesting that vegetarians are odd, LOL

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      Hungryin theBurbs RE: Eatsoup Oct 18, 2010 09:10 AM

      Vetri
      Estia
      Tinto
      LBF
      XIX
      LaCroix

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        Bigley9 RE: Eatsoup Oct 20, 2010 10:41 AM

        slightly out of CC I'd say James on 8th street in Bella Vista

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          sylviag RE: Eatsoup Oct 20, 2010 11:10 AM

          Unless you can get into Vetri, I would go with one of the hotels.
          LaCroix or the Fountain are always good. Haven't been to IX for a while.
          Estia can get very noisy, and Tinto can be a bit cramped.

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            george2 RE: Eatsoup Oct 20, 2010 01:17 PM

            LaCroix Chef's table. You sit in the kitchen. Big bucks, great wine and very special attention if you can snag a reservation.

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