Will be staying around 8th Avenue and 22nd for four nights over Easter weekend (Thursday through Sunday). We currently have no reservations; but would like to get a schedule nailed down soon. Here is the list of restaurants we are considering. We've been to several of these before (Keen's, Morini, Peasant, Hangawi). We would be more than grateful for comments, suggestions (especially to eliminate), and other similar places to consider. Thanks much in advance.
Dim Sum — Friday lunch
Joy Luck — 96 Mott Street
Jing Fong — 20 Elizabeth Street near Canal Street
Golden Unicorn — 18 East Broadway, near Chatham Street/Chatham Sq.
Hop Shing — 9 Chatham Square
Dim Sum A Go Go — 5 East Broadway
Italian / Pasta — a dinner
Bar Primi — 325 Bowery / Joey Ramone Place Andrew Carmalinni restaurant
Osteria Morini — 218 Lafayette, below Spring
Café Altro Paradiso — 234 Spring Street, 6th Ave. ; Soho Sq.
Peasant — 194 Elizabeth, betw. Spring & Prince
Porsena — 21 East 7th Street, betw 3rd & 2nd
Dell’Anima — 38 8th Ave, @ Jane Street
French, not upscale — a dinner
Jean Claude II — 1343 2nd Ave. just below 71st Street
La Ripaille — 605 Hudson Street, just below 12th Street ; Abingdon Square
Tamarind Tribeca for Saturday lunch — 39 Hudson Street, at Franklin
Another dinner, from among:
Bombay Bread Bar — 195 Spring Street, above Sullivan
Korean Vegetarian — Hangawi — 12 East 32nd, e. of 5th Ave.
Keen’s Pub Room — 72 West 36th, w. of 5th