Guy Fieri's not the only American with a kitchen in THIS city
posted November 17, 2012 1:18 AM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Sun December 9 at 2:00 PM, Becco
355 W 46th St, New York, NY, USA (Map & Directions)
As I feel eideteker has a number of points concerning the December 9th Meetup, and it's not often that folks from out of town get to see other members of the community, I propose a counter-shindig the same hour and day over at Becco, which is 2 blocks away in Time Square. Thus, in the spirit of civility and diplomacy, the two groups can converge afterward and shake hands. Who's with me, comrades?
posted by Smart Dalek to Meetup (15 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

Havana Central is overpriced and only okay, but their mojitos are pretty good. Enjoy!
posted by the young rope-rider at 7:36 AM on November 17, 2012

I'm still trying to think of a reason that would get me to come to anywhere near Times Square willingly.
posted by sciencegeek at 8:11 AM on November 17, 2012 [2 favorites]

Maybe one of the places on 9th ave?
posted by brujita at 8:14 AM on November 17, 2012

Any other venues in mind? I'm open.
posted by Smart Dalek at 8:34 AM on November 17, 2012

I think there's a bunch of Mefites meeting up at Guy Fieri's that same day, maybe you could combine meetups!
posted by shakespeherian at 8:39 AM on November 17, 2012 [7 favorites]

There are tons of reasonably priced independent places in Hell's kitchen.
posted by brujita at 9:32 AM on November 17, 2012

How about Becco? It's not too pricey, accepts credit/debit, can accomodate groups and reservations, and is supposed to be able to accomodate kids should anyone bring them along.
posted by Smart Dalek at 10:04 AM on November 17, 2012

In the absence of objections, Becco it is.
Max reservation seems to be for 20, so if there's any spillover, have folks jump into this thread.
posted by Smart Dalek at 9:10 PM on November 17, 2012

Perhaps we could go all lolvavore*, and forage for whelks** and mussels that have attached themselves to the USS intrepid?

Deliberate sic
** I await the arrival of, etc
posted by lalochezia at 5:27 AM on November 18, 2012

Will you guys be needing any sparkly nailpolish?
posted by houseofdanie at 2:20 PM on November 18, 2012

If one is planning on venturing into the Times Square, one should by necessity wear sparkly nailpolish. Preferably blue.
posted by sciencegeek at 3:28 PM on November 18, 2012

Damn, so now I'm missing the war of the meetups in NYC? Hopefully there'll still be a NYC for me to come back to!
posted by Grither at 11:13 AM on November 19, 2012 [1 favorite]

I'm surprisingly in the city due to Sandy and have been jonesing to get to a meetup. I'd love to join you all if possible!
posted by Polyhymnia at 4:25 PM on December 4, 2012

I need to go up to Albany on Saturday, so I'm going to have to pass.
posted by brujita at 2:27 PM on December 5, 2012

I got tied up in something at the last minute - sorry folks.

I'll try for New Years, or one of the other shindigs.

Unless it's Guy's again. Then it'll be Becco.
posted by Smart Dalek at 10:39 AM on December 9, 2012

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