I'm going to a Saturday matinee with a friend of mine in January at Lincoln Center following with dinner. I don't know where we should eat exactly since I'm kind of indecisive at the moment where should we go.
Here's a list of where we've eaten so far and our general thoughts on them.
Le Bernardin (we were generally a bit disappointed)
Degustation (we love it)
Fatty Crab (ditto)
'ino (it's good)
Eleven Madison Park (quite good)
The Modern Bar Room (we like it)
Aureole (good but not exactly memorable)
Tia Pol (we like it)
Alta (we love it)
Momofuku Ssam (we love it)
Basically we like bold flavored food and we prefer to not to spend a lot of money (~$50-60 pp), and prefer something casual. Location is not an issue.
What are your thoughts on Del Posto, Public, Little Owl, Bondi Road, and August?
Thanks in advance!
Edit: You may recommend any other restaurants beyond the ones I've listed above. Thanks again!