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May 20, 2013 05:52 PM

Good Japanese/Korean/Thai near theater district

Am visiting from Boston for a weekend trip and am looking to have a light dinner per theater -there have been some wonderful suggestions for Italian and French on this board, but would like something a little lighter and provide a change of pace from some of the other places we have reservations for.

Many thanks

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      1. re: fm1963

        I also recommend Danji but with the caveat that it is not open on Sundays and it is rather small, so waits can be long. They take reservations only for large parties.

          1. re: guanubian

            Sugiyama is kaiseki, which involves fixed course dining, so it's probably a good idea to mention your show time when you make a reservation and confirm that the service will be complete in time.

          1. Thai:
            Pam Real Thai
            Pure Thai Cookhouse
            Wondee Siam

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            1. re: thegforceny

              None of those places are very good though, certainly not in the league of the other places suggested, although I haven't been to Pure Thai Cookhouse.

              If you get to Danji early, you'll probably be OK, and if not, it's right down the street from Totto Ramen.

            2. Hangawi, though vegetarian and l am very not, was beautiful, great service and food just wonderful. In Korea town on 32nd.

              1. Thai - Pure Thai (been there over 20 times and many other in the hood)
                Ramen - Totto (get the spicy with egg, must get the egg)
                Korean - Danji (sliders, wings)
                Special mention - Szechuan Gourmet on 56th. Another great lunch yesterday. Love this place