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    OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    My wife has challenged me to find a restaurant for our anniversary on Saturday where neither of us has visited before. Looking for help and I don't think fast food would cut it.

    Looking in the Des Moines or surrounding areas...

    Thanks in advance.



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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    Centro... yum.


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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    Café di Scala



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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    second cafe di Scala. Or try the Radish in Grimes.


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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    Radish is good in my opinion. Also consider the Rusty Duck in Dexter, great food!


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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    Second the Radish, a place off the beaten path. Or another place that is not popular, but decently ok for anniversary is John & Nicks.



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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    John and Nicks in Waukee or Chefs Kitchen in Beaverdale is yummy as well.



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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    I 2nd the Radish, plus they now serve Martini's. I had the chocolate one last weekend and it was awesome!



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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    Arby's



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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    Lucca's



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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    My immediate reaction was what could be better for treating your lady like a queen than White Castle. But alas, there are none in Iowa.


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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    Unfortunately you have forgotten to include a suggested price range. So, I suggest anything from the Hy-Vee deli to 801 Chophouse.



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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    Sbrocco.



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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    My anniversary was yesterday, and I had frozen spaghetti, and I got my wife an 8 pc Jalapeno popper from Arby's. Yes, she is low maintenance. Before you all start casting judgement upon me, I did make a special trip out to Arby's to get it for her



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    Re: OT: Need help with Anniversary dinner ideas...

    I would say Flemings if that's an option for you. Anywhere you go though, make a reservation and bring a couple dozen roses to the place earlier in the day and have them sitting on the table when you get there with your wife, it always works for me.



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