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Mar 30, 2011 06:50 AM

Birthday dinner

I'm looking for suggestions for my birthday dinner. We'll have about 12-15 people, and my ideal place would be small, cozy, fairly inexpensive ($30-40 a person not including drinks), BYOB. I'm really looking for a place like Terragusto, but without a set menu for a larger party. (Plus Terragusto makes you pre-pay for larger parties, which I'm not crazy about.) I'm open to any location around the city. Any suggestions?

1851 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613

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  1. Since you're looking for fairly inexpensive and BYOB, you may want to concentrate on ethnic restaurants, for whatever type of ethnic food you prefer.

    1. We had a similar event recently at Mosouleh, a Northern Persian resto in Rogers Park. Varied and unique food, cute interior, friendly service, BYO, and room for your sized group in a long table format.

      Another idea is Opart Thai on Western in Lincoln Square. Or Nano Sushi, another LIncoln Square BYO with great food.