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detroit1010 Apr 28, 2013 06:07 PM

We will be celebrating a graduation within the next few weeks. Trying to pick a quiet place for a party of 6 to eat dinner, probably either Italian or American. Must have great food for both meat-eaters and vegetarians. Price not a limiting factor short of Per Se and the like. We've recently been to, and loved Craft, L'Apico, ABC Kitchen.

Was considering Sfoglia but looking for other suggestions.

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    Pan Apr 29, 2013 01:14 AM

    What day are you planning this get-together for? The question is salient because the level of loudness in certain places can change radically between weeknights and weekends.

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      detroit1010 Apr 29, 2013 05:02 AM

      The dinner will be on a Thursday evening.

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      darren425 Apr 29, 2013 04:19 AM

      How about Ciano?

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        thegforceny Apr 29, 2013 12:43 PM

        Abruptly closed. Surprising.

        http://ny.eater.com/archives/2013/04/...

      2. ttoommyy Apr 29, 2013 08:05 AM

        I think Maialino would be great for Italian. Refined atmosphere but noit stuffy. Great food and service. Special enough to be celebratory but not a loud, overly buzzy place. The menu has plenty of fresh vegetable antipasti and salad choices, a few pasta dishes with no meat, and plenty of fish dishes if your vegetarians eat it.

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