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Who makes the best Chocolate Souffle in NY?

JMF Jan 1, 2007 02:18 PM

A friend asked me who makes the best Chocolate Souffle in NY?

I looked at past posts from 2001-2005, but would like to get some feedback on places within the past year or so. Thanks

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    akowit Jan 2, 2007 04:58 AM

    My current favorite of 10/06 is LCB Braserie Rachou (formerly La Cote Basque). I had chocolate souffle. I liked its balance of lightness, cakeyness, and creaminess.

    My second favorite souffle was at Cafe Gray as of 12/04. I believe mine was burnt organe-hazelnut, but menupages shows they now have chocolate passion fruit.

    La Grenouille's is simply too etherial for my taste. It tastes like they only use egg whites (no yolks); my pear souffle there last year tasted like it was a mix of egg whites and pear puree. That's not bad, but not to my taste.

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      gutsofsteel Jan 1, 2007 05:37 PM

      I forgot Le Perigord

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        RGR Jan 1, 2007 05:17 PM

        La Petite Auberge

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          gutsofsteel Jan 1, 2007 05:15 PM

          Agree on La Grenouille, and also Capsouto Freres.

          1. tbear Jan 1, 2007 02:35 PM

            La Grenoullie.

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