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Moz Sep 6, 2006 04:02 PM

Need a rec for a client dinner next week. I have taken them to Susur, Canoe, Bymark and Jump in the past. Any other "must do" places we should visit?

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    ddelicious RE: Moz Sep 6, 2006 04:06 PM

    Nectar. Highly recommend!

    1. TOfoodie RE: Moz Sep 6, 2006 04:09 PM

      I have to recommend Kultura Restaurant. This is a beautiful new restaurant on King E., just east of Jarvis on the south side. I would recommend that you call ahead as they are already high in demand especially since next week will be full of filmfest people.

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        alltummy RE: Moz Sep 6, 2006 06:59 PM

        George or Chez Victor would also be good....

        1. NovoCuisine RE: Moz Sep 7, 2006 02:36 AM

          Ki jumps to mind. Never been there myself (well, for cocktails, but never eaten), but I hear it too is as expensive and suit-y as the already been-to restaurants ;)

          1. tuqueboy RE: Moz Sep 7, 2006 11:10 AM

            if they're into horses (for wagering, not eating), turf lounge is nice

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              todc1996 RE: Moz Sep 7, 2006 01:51 PM

              george

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                foodserviceprofessional RE: Moz Sep 7, 2006 03:47 PM

                I second George.

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                  tasoid RE: Moz Sep 7, 2006 07:45 PM

                  Thuet, great Alsatian chef..60 day dry aged steak cannot be beat!

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                    highlyunlikely RE: Moz Sep 7, 2006 11:15 PM

                    Mildred Pierce is great, but it's a bit far west...near Queen and Dovercourt I think.

                    www.mildredpierce.com

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                      Derksen RE: highlyunlikely Sep 9, 2006 12:31 PM

                      Mildred Pierce is a great restaurant. This would definitely be a top pick for me as well. The only downfall is that I have found the service to be a tad on the slow side. Otherwise, incredible.

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                      qtxniki RE: Moz Sep 7, 2006 11:42 PM

                      PERIGEE!!! If not for the whole meal, then at least, they do a WONDERFUL dessert tasting menu, perfect for after dinner and drinks.

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                        Derksen RE: qtxniki Sep 9, 2006 12:30 PM

                        I second perigee for a fun and amazing meal!

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                        ognir RE: Moz Sep 8, 2006 10:05 AM

                        Scaramouche. You can't go wrong.

                        http://www.scaramoucherestaurant.com/

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                          benyyz RE: Moz Sep 9, 2006 09:54 PM

                          Based on where you've already taken them, I'd second Scaramouche - it really does turn out consistently excellent contemporary French/Continental cuisine, and they view is stunning (and somewhat surprising given it's location).

                          If you have time for the tasting menu I can guarantee an experience on par with Susur or Canoe.

                          George is good, but does have the 'wow' impact of your other choices and Scaramouche.

                          1. Charles Yu RE: Moz Sep 10, 2006 03:55 AM

                            Interesting no one mentioned Splendido?! Their food and wine pairing tasting menu is amongst the tops.

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                              ognir RE: Charles Yu Sep 10, 2006 06:23 PM

                              Good point!

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                              ognir RE: Moz Sep 10, 2006 06:24 PM

                              I hope that you'll let us know where you go, Moz, with full report.

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