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LES/East Village Recommendation

joavka | Jun 1, 2010 06:31 PM

Hi all,
I am coming to New York from Toronto with my husband to celebrate our 1st anniversary in 3 sweeks, from June 18-21. We are 28 and 30. I have done most of my planning regarding meals, and am having difficulty choosing a restaurant for Saturday night. I want to eat in the East Village or LES and go out to a bar in the general vicinity (willing to cab, walk etc.) either before or after dinner, depending on where/when we decide to go. I was thinking of Death & Co., Mayahuel, or PDT for drinks.
I was thinking of one of the following and would like advice as to which one to choose:
Yerba Buena, The Orchard, JoeDoe, Freemans, or Motorino (yes, I know they are different, which is why I am having trouble deciding).
We are going to Craft on the Friday night and Scarpetta on the Sunday. In light of this, which of the above do you suggest? I am also free to other suggestions. I was also thinking of Hearth, but I understand that the chef used to work at Craft - is the style/food too similar? I know I was reading about the hen of the woods mushrooms etc. being similar.
Thank you!!

355 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10014

Yerba Buena
23 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

45 East 1st Street, New York, NY 10003

304 E 6th St, New York, NY 10003

349 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003

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