My bi-annual trip to NYC coming up...considering I will probably be stuffed from Thanksgiving, last thing I want is a steak or hearty dinner the following evening. After reviewing this board, I'm thinking pasta might be the way to go for dinner on Friday night and I've seen lots of positive reviews for Locanda Verde.....thinking of tieing in a cocktail before and after dinner and was wondering if you could help me select between Rayuela, James Brown House (Ear Inn bar) and Buddha Bar....all 3 seem to be within a mile or two and/or a short 10 minute cab ride...like this itineray or do you have other suggestions?....I have come up with this revised itinerary under the assumption I've got no chance of getting a bar seat for 2 as a standby at Rao's the day after Thanksgiving. Many thanks.
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