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Drinks before 15 East

thegforceny Oct 15, 2012 07:44 AM

9:15 reservations in front of Shimizu-san tomorrow night. Usually I meet for a drink beforehand at Toqueville (given 15 East's lack of bar), but am interested in a new idea.

Keep in mind it's a date and I'll have on some sort of ridiculously high heels.

Planning on Pouring Ribbons for post-sushi drinkies. (Will cab it though.)

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    kathryn Oct 15, 2012 08:29 AM

    Dependent upon how intimate/romantic you want to go, Raines Law Room is a short walk away. Google says 0.3 miles.

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    1. re: kathryn
      LeahBaila Oct 15, 2012 11:26 AM

      Agreed. And I believe you can make a rez...give 'em a call and find out, as they get really packed.

      1. re: LeahBaila
        kathryn Oct 15, 2012 12:05 PM

        Yes, they take reservations only on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays!

        1. re: LeahBaila
          thegforceny Oct 15, 2012 12:11 PM

          Thank you both. Decided to go afterwards and made reservations. Will stick with Toqueville for pre-dinner in case his flight is delayed....

          Many thanks.

          1. re: thegforceny
            LeahBaila Oct 15, 2012 12:31 PM

            Great news about the reservations! Good luck and let us know how it goes!

      2. Phil Ogelos Oct 15, 2012 08:53 AM

        There's a lot I don't like about Mesa, but they certainly have a nice array of margaritas (and the space is right there at the end of the block.)

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          sam1 Oct 15, 2012 09:59 AM

          im not a huge fan but corkbuzz is on 13th between 5th and university. not the expert wine list that they proclaim but you could do worse for a glass of wine at their bar.

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