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La Grenouille

mle18 Sep 13, 2006 09:18 PM

Going on Saturday night and was wondering if anyone had been there in the last year, and/or had any recos for what to order.

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    Fallon Sep 18, 2006 04:26 PM

    I've only eaten there once & it was the night before the Grammy's & Aretha Franklin & her entourage came in to eat so it was a memorable evening sitting next to the Queen...
    I had foie gras followed by filet mignon & my wife had the Dover Sole which was a big hit. Big $'s too...

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      mle18 Sep 18, 2006 01:03 AM

      It was lovely . . . it was my mom's birthday and she really enjoyed it. There is a mushroom rissotto (sp?) on the seasonal menu that was delicious. And I had the beef for dinner (came with a leek souffle that was delicious). The bread, the butter, the wine, a champagne cocktail. We were very happy.

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        vinouspleasure Sep 16, 2006 12:50 AM

        Looking back, I think La Grenouille provided our single, greatest dining experience in NYC. The food, service, flowers and the room were great but it was the people around us that made for an unforgetable experience. We got to talking to the couples around us and before long, we were sharing champagne, wine and appetizers. The waiters, sensing a party, happily brought all of us extra things to try from the kitchen...really just a wonderful night.

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          mle18 Sep 14, 2006 03:49 PM

          Thanks all--I have been wanting to try this place for years. I used to walk past it on the way to work, and I would see someone in their arranging flowers every morning . . . so I decided it would be the perfect place to celebrate my mother's birthday . . . now I am that much more excited.

          1. Angelina Sep 13, 2006 11:21 PM


            Ha ha...just kidding. Absolutely EVERYTHING!!!!

            I second the Dover Sole...yum

            1. tbear Sep 13, 2006 10:57 PM

              Cannelle de Brochette

              1. guttergourmet Sep 13, 2006 10:02 PM

                Cuisses de Grenouille-what else?

                1. MMRuth Sep 13, 2006 09:52 PM

                  Dover Sole.

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                    howboy Sep 13, 2006 09:20 PM

                    ris de veau
                    chocolate souffle

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