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A Spotted Pig replacement? I miss having an evening haunt!!

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A Spotted Pig replacement? I miss having an evening haunt!!

Rafie | Apr 11, 2006 08:13 AM

Hi hounds,

I used to love the Spotted Pig, but felt, as many did, that the star really hurt it.

One of the things that I DID love (which many didn't) was the staff, and how much fun they seemed to be having at the place. I loved grabbing a drink there and talking with them late at night, and that, plus the food, made it a regular place for me.

My question (now that the patrols on this board won't delete the message): where can I find a replacement, anywhere in the city?

Basically, I'm looking for a restaurant/bar, with a laid-back but energetic atmosphere, where people TALK to one another, even if they're strangers. Decent to good food a must, of course.

Hope this post doesn't just turn out to be a lament for the old Pig.

Thanks in advance!

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