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Coming to NYC and had a few questions about reservation systems and brunch/lunch

burgeoningfoodie | May 3, 2012 09:35 AM

My wife and I are planning to grab a dining spot for lunch at EMP. I know that their reservation system opens at 28 days out inc. the current day. What I'm not sure of is if this is set in stone or could I luck out by calling them earlier?

What experience has the board had with EMP reservations and other well known an popular places?

What are some places that take reservations but don't require them (i.e. still a good idea)?

Lastly, if you had to eat brunch/lunch at just one of the following.. what would be your choice?

ABC Kitchen
The Breslin
Minetta Tavern
DB Bistro Moderne
Del Posto
Another option...

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