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Theater District, with Gimpy Knee Report

Bashful3 | Jun 12, 2005 10:50 PM

Well, we went to Firebird, on W. 46th Street. Decor was lovely, as advertised, particularly the ladies' restroom, which was gorgeous.

Wish I could rave about the food or service. Food was average at best--O. K. cold green pea soup, small, tough half a chicken for my hubby; lukewarm, and really rare pork chop for me that I had to send back. Dessert of flourless chocolate cake, ice cream and sauce was the hit of the meal. Service was both perfunctory and indifferent--no eye contact, no feeling of giving a darn about the customer. $40 for pre fix, pre theater dinner was good, but we did expect more. $4.75 for coffee was a tad much; guess they make it up with extras. At least the decaf was great.

Not a chowish weekend for me--Allegria, on 55th St. just off 6th Ave prepared a most indifferent and not very flavorful risotto, more like rice with insipid seafood. Prices reasonable for N. Y., and our friends fared better than I did with simple fish dishes. Luscious Tiramisu--maybe I should stick to desserts!

On the other hand, Avenue Q was quite delightful, and it was wonderful to celebrate our anniversary with friends. Knee was a pain in the knee. Sorry to whine, but if I were more mobile our choices would not have been so limited.

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