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aajaquez May 15, 2012 10:37 AM

Looking for good food, not too stuffy, midtown/uptown restaurant for special occassion/bday lunch.

We've already done Le Bernadin, Eleven Madison Park, Modern...

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    Riverman500 May 15, 2012 10:59 AM

    Jean Georges

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      hannahcampbell May 15, 2012 12:57 PM

      La Grenouille (a little stuffy, but it's an interesting scene to be sure).
      Aquavit

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        thegforceny May 15, 2012 01:00 PM

        Is the NoMad too south?

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          foodwhisperer May 15, 2012 02:26 PM

          Since you are going to a stuffy part of town and you have mentioned 3 stuffy restaurants. The two choices listed below, Jean Georges and La Grenouille are perfect choices, and yes they are stuffy too, but hey, it is a special occasion.

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            roze May 15, 2012 05:28 PM

            Marea- not stuffy (compared to the others)- park view and delicious.

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              foodwhisperer May 15, 2012 06:38 PM

              I agree on Marea.

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