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4 girls-1 weekend....

burlgurl Oct 22, 2010 08:08 PM

So we are in our early 30's and looking for great dinner suggestions..
Awesome atmosphere, not touristy but a cool scene.
Great food of course!
Last time we had great meals at L'Esquina, Freeman's,

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    nyny12345 RE: burlgurl Oct 26, 2010 08:23 PM

    Where to start? What neighborhood/s, cuisine, etc?

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      burlgurl RE: burlgurl Oct 27, 2010 05:51 PM

      We are staying midtown, but will likely want to go further downtown, soho, village..
      We love small plates, great cocktails, good food but not crazy expensive...
      I mentioned L'Esquina and Freemans because that's the type of place I'm looking for..
      Any suggestions are welcome!

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        sam1 RE: burlgurl Oct 27, 2010 06:36 PM

        peels is the new freemans restaurant...id recommend going there for drinks but not for dinner...beautiful space...food is meh.

        tia pol or txikito or el quinto pino are my new favorite restaurants...all do tapas very well. all are fun and lively.

        peasant, public, perilla, blue ribbon bakery, market table, red cat all come to mind as other ideas. not a huge fan of the food at these places (except for perilla) but they all have lively dinner scenes.

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          burlgurl RE: sam1 Oct 27, 2010 06:40 PM

          Thanks sam1!

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            Jess321 RE: sam1 Oct 28, 2010 06:53 AM

            I've heard (though haven't yet experienced 1st hand) that brunch at Peels is great!

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          Rich D. RE: burlgurl Oct 27, 2010 07:47 PM

          Stanton Social on the LES sleek scene, tasty small plates. Otherwise, how about Yerba Buena for pan-Latin.

          Stanton Social
          99 Stanton Street, New York, NY 10002

          Yerba Buena
          23 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

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            princeofpork RE: Rich D. Oct 28, 2010 12:24 PM

            2nd Yerba Buena. Try the Perry street location. Also try, Commerce and Mayhuel

            Yerba Buena
            23 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

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            bronwen RE: burlgurl Oct 28, 2010 10:59 AM

            Minetta Tavern might be nice.

            Minetta Tavern
            113 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10012

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