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Oct 26, 2006 10:41 PM

Per Se Recommendations

With the help of the concierge at my hotel, I snagged one of those hard to get reservations at Per Se. Any suggestions as to which of the three menus I should try? Are there any "must try" dishes?

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  1. I haven't been there but a friend of mine says the white truffle risotto is the best dish she has had in her life.

    1. Do the chef's tasting menu. No debate. Order either of the white truffle specials if they still are available (probably are). I had the polenta with white truffles a couple of weeks ago and it was, without a doubt, one of the best things I've eaten in ages. The "oysters and pearls" dish to start out also is sensational.

      1. Whatever you get -- please report back to this board, so we can all live vicariously though what will surely be a rare experience!

        1. If they have the Wyagu steak, get it. Was the best steak I ever had by a good margin and the highlight of the meal when I went. Have fun.

          1. I had the Chef's Tasting Menu about a month ago....every bite was AMAZING!!! (If I think really hard, the only slight criticism I can come up with is the lobster in one of the courses was very slightly overcooked....slightly) ENJOY!