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Nov 27, 2006 02:52 PM

WD-50, what should I eat?

I know. I know. Most people think it is over-rated. But, I have a semi-business dinner there tomorrow and would love suggestions on best dishes.

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  1. I'm a big fan of the beet puree-filled foie gras wheel, garnished with candied olives and pea soil. Also the smoked eel with peanuts and snow peas.

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    1. re: Kanger

      I did the tasting menu with wine's a lot. And expensive.

      The one dish that really, really sticks out is, as above, the "beet puree-filled foie gras wheel". I also found our waiter very knowledgeable about the food and the booze.

    2. the beef tounge w/ fried mayo is fantastic

      1. what kind of food is this? fried mayo?

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        1. re: marlie202

          what kind of food? Nerd/science experiment food. Dufresne has many playful notions.

        2. Small cubes of mayo. Fried. (Oh, the method gets technical, but that's what it is.)

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          1. they had some kind of foamy mussel soup as an appetizer that I adored. And their cocktails are wonderful.

            I don't know about "over-rated," but I do find the place a little expensive for what you get. But they have a friendly, competent waitstaff and a cute clientele.