We (about 6 late twenty-somethings) are going out for a friends bachelorette in Chinatown. I was thinking of doing a kind of "progressive dinner" where we go to a different place for each component.
My plan was to start at the hotel (we are staying in town that night) with champagne, cheese, etc. Then hit Poste (its the bar at our hotel actually) or such for pre-dinner drinks. The bride is already sold on Oya for dinner (I know its food is not the tip top of the line, but the decor makes up for it in this instance).
I wanted some ideas on:
1) should we do apps somewhere? Or just enjoy our cheese and maybe a nibble at the Poste bar?
2) Where has excellent desserts? Oya just doesn't have a great variety .. I'd love somewhere that has interesting, whimsical options.
3) after dinner bar .. again we want to stay in chinatown, this is NOT going to be a raucous drunken party, we'd prefer more of a lounge feel where we can get yummy drinks and actually talk to each other.