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Birthday dinner - tonight!


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Birthday dinner - tonight!

Susan | Jan 21, 2006 12:36 PM

My darling husband just informed me that his plans fell through and he neglected to make dinner reservations for my birthday - which is today!

I need a suggestion for where to go for dinner - probably without a reservation since that will be nearly impossible unless a cancellation makes a table available. We were leaning toward a neighborhood-type place rather than going downtown (we live in Wicker Park and work on Michigan Ave. so "downtown" does not have great appeal). Here are some coniderations for any of you willing to make a suggestion:

Hot Chocolate is one of my current fav's and we will probably end up there for dessert at the bar.

Loves (similar atmosphere and pricing to the type of restaurant I'd like to try tonight): Scylla, Lula Cafe, Spring, West Town Tavern, Bob San

Dislikes (based on really bad service experience and underwhelming food): Cafe Matou, Think Cafe

Any ideas?

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