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Family Recipe (231 Eldridge)

D...DF Sep 16, 2011 08:39 AM

Has anyone tried Family Recipe yet? Looks promising.

http://www.thrillist.com/food/new-yor...

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Family Recipe
231 Eldridge St, New York, NY 10002

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    Oliverstreet May 20, 2013 01:34 PM

    I'm bumping this up as I'm considering going to Family Recipe this week. Menu looks great. Does it deliver?

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    1. re: Oliverstreet
      sgordon May 20, 2013 04:19 PM

      Yeah, it's a good little neighborhood place. I find the food there is much better dining at the resto than getting delivery - some things just don't travel well in takeout containers, though I understand restaurants wanting to expand their options any way they can in this economy. But it's a cute place, food is tasty, bright and fresh. Nice place to have in the 'hood.

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        Sneakeater May 20, 2013 07:39 PM

        I think Oliverstreet meant "deliver" as in "living up to the promise of the menu descriptions" rather than "bringing things to your apartment in little containers".

        I think this is a cute place that's interesting and fun. It definitely is NOT major-league. It is NOT worth traveling to. It IS worth dropping into if you're around.

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        peter j May 21, 2013 09:26 AM

        I liked the brussels sprouts with miso butter, ginger shiitake mushroom dumplings, tofu hijiki scramble rice bowl, and the smoked pineapple rice pudding.

      3. Ziggy41 May 21, 2013 02:17 PM

        I watched the chef lose in the final of a chopped episode to someone from NOLA (owner of Boucherie which we like a lot). She did a great job on that one

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