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Melody Gardot in Concert. Any places near Park West you can recommend?

twodales Aug 19, 2012 09:54 PM

Happily going to see Melody Gardot next month at Park West. What would be a good place for dinner before the show?

Thanks!

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    Siun RE: twodales Aug 19, 2012 10:52 PM

    Gemini Bistro is great and nearby. Other options are Perennial Virant or the place along Wells St (Adobo, etc)

    1. nsxtasy RE: twodales Aug 20, 2012 07:40 AM

      A second for Perennial Virant, easily the best place within a two-block radius.

      You shouldn't need to walk all the way down to North Avenue (Adobo Grill). Not that it's all *that* far - a little over half a mile - but there are enough places close by that it's not necessary.

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        twodales RE: nsxtasy Aug 20, 2012 04:05 PM

        Thanks for the suggestions. A friend recommended Riccardo Trattoria also. I'll have a look at the menus. I appreciate your taking the time to respond.

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          nsxtasy RE: twodales Aug 21, 2012 07:57 AM

          I ate at Riccardo Trattoria a month or two ago, and frankly I was disappointed - not that it was *awful*, but I had heard it praised, and I just didn't think it was all that great. This after having really great food in half a dozen different Italian dinners in the past 6-9 months, including Piccolo Sogno, Gioco, Campagnola, and a few others. But it is indeed close to Park West.

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            twodales RE: nsxtasy Aug 23, 2012 03:08 PM

            I am sorry to hear that about Riccardo Trattoria. I have heard such good things about it for so long and I thought about finally trying it one evening.

            Thanks for the contribution.

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