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Sep 2, 2001 06:51 PM

ISO Plateau de Fruits de Mer

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Where in Wash/Balt can one enjoy a substantial, fresh, tasty plateau de fruits de mer? The "Grand Shellfish Selection" at Kinkead's, which I describe in detail on this board (search for "raw bars") is too expensive and too skimpy. They even tout it as an appetizer, which is not a good sign. And it is the most expensive thing on their menu.

There are a half-dozen more inviting versions available in NY, acc to the Times, notably Balthazar. Amanda Hesser's inspiring article on the subject (with fotos) is avaiable at:

Has anyone bumped into a local version on a tiered platter?

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