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Marseille, Esca or Becco pre theater?

by bawc 2 days ago

Which restaurant for pre-theater this week? All look good. My dining companion will just be having something to dri...

toitoi commented 22 hours ago

Upscale dinner in Manhattan Theatre District (Broadway)

by la fierenza 24 days ago

Hiya NYC 'hounds! I am looking for two (preferably) upscale restaurants for pre-theatre dinners (party of 5) near the...


UES Mayor commented 17 days ago

Pre-Theatre Dinner -- Hampstead Theatre

by moviematrimony 25 days ago

My wife and I are traveling to London this summer for a week. We have much of our itinerary put together for the week...


Foxeyblue commented 20 days ago

Restaurants near Saban Theater in Beverly Hills?

by misswonderful1 23 days ago

Looking for a good restaurant, preferably American cuisine, with reasonable pricing within a couple of miles of the S...


misswonderful1 commented 21 days ago

Bar Seating at Zahav & Other Old City Recommendations

by pbplus 1 month ago

We are headed into the city for a show at the Arden Theatre on a Saturday evening in June. We just made the decision ...

cwdonald commented 1 month ago

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PreTheater dining near Apollo-Victoria

by lisacope 1 month ago

Hey All - We are going to be in London this July and need recommendations for a restaurant near the Apollo-Victoria (...

SOS...SF Bay Area visitors need restaurant and bakery ideas for this weekend!

by houndbythebay 1 month ago

Hello and sorry for the short notice. We arrive from the SF Bay Area Thursday (one day from now) and stay until Sunda...


houndbythebay commented 1 month ago

East Village for Dinner in Manhattan

by 18points 1 month ago

Going to theatre on E. 13th and third and looking for restaurant in the area. Not sushi or steak place. otherwise op...

princeofpork3 commented 1 month ago

Dining near Curran Theater

by rick c 2 months ago

Can you suggest places to eat near the Curran theater that you like, other than Colibri which is our usual, and not Z...

512window commented 2 months ago

Hamilton Pre-Theater Dinner

by michelle_s_d 2 months ago

Hello CHers, Looking for pre-theater dinner options on a Wednesday night in July before Hamilton. We are not picky ...

nsxtasy commented 2 months ago

Dinner in Paris before the theater

by John Talbott 3 months ago

We're often asked about places to eat before the theater and struggle to answer, La Fourchette aka The Fork now sugg...

hychka commented 3 months ago

Pre-Hamilton dins

by lavendula 5 months ago

Looking for a mid-range nice dinner near the Private Bank Theater. 1 Vegetarian (dairy and eggs ok) and the rest hun...


ferret commented 4 months ago

Looking for Wonderful Restaurant near BAM in Brooklyn

by haraliyaviner 4 months ago

Hi Fellow Chowhounders! I'm going to see African Music & Dance with friends @ BAM Howard Gilman Opera House @ 30 ...


haraliyaviner commented 4 months ago

Looking for Ethnic Restaurant near Lincoln Center

by haraliyaviner 5 months ago

Hi Chowhounders! I'm bringing musician / artist friends to Jazz at Lincoln Center this Friday evening for the Dizzie...


haraliyaviner commented 4 months ago

Kid-Friendly Restaurants Near PrivateBank Theatre

by Felliott 5 months ago

My husband and I, along with a group of 6 friends, are going to see Hamilton next month (can't wait!). Originally, we...


GourmetWednesday commented 5 months ago

Dinner in Milan near the Teatro alla Scalla

by lavendula 1 year ago

Our last evening in Italy of a 2 week trip will be spent in Milan. We will be seeing an Opera at the Teatro alla Sca...


lavendula commented 5 months ago

Cheap dinner within a 20 minute walk of the Lightbox

by prima 6 months ago

Besides Pai, Lee Chen and Canteen, and perhaps Shawarma King, which other restaurants would you recommend? Swatow and...


julesrules commented 5 months ago

Pre-Drunk Shakespeare Dinner & Drinks Friday Night @ 43rd & Eighth

by Forklaw 6 months ago

Meeting friends from Canada this Friday for the 10 p.m. showing of Drunk Shakespeare on West 43rd, near Eighth Avenue...

thegforceny commented 6 months ago

Pre-theater dinner

by ConsApi 6 months ago

Looking for a nice place for a dinner before the theater. Show starts at 8. We're staying in the Upper West Side (~...

Ttrockwood commented 6 months ago

Second Time in NYC

by Morgz45 6 months ago

Hello, My husband is taking me to NYC at the end of February as a Christmas present/30th birthday/babymoon trip. Y...


Morgz45 commented 6 months ago