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Bar Americain or Marseille for Brunch on Sunday

Fresser Jan 9, 2007 05:51 AM

Need some feedback on those two and other similar suggestions welcome.Good food and service a must.

Thanks.

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    G3B RE: Fresser Jan 9, 2007 10:19 AM

    Definitely stay away from Bar Americain. The one time I went for lunch it was horrible and over priced. Would never go back again.

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      carfreeinla RE: Fresser Jan 9, 2007 11:23 AM

      I am a big fan of marseille.

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        RGR RE: Fresser Jan 9, 2007 05:11 PM

        Bar Americain -- absolutely avoid! I do like Marseille.

        Another great spot for brunch is West Bank Cafe. Delicious food. Friendly, efficient service. Attractive, comfortable ambiance.

        http://www.westbankcafe.com

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          akowit RE: Fresser Jan 10, 2007 01:34 AM

          I like Marseille. However my absolute favorite brunch is at Ouest on the Upper West Side. $25 gets you two courses AND a basket of pastries (including mini muffins stuffed with molten bananas) AND coffe or tea. Egg was poached as well as they poach'em. The first time my main course was a breaded fried poached egg over duck carpaccio, prefaced by granola in sweet cream. The second time was an ethereal egg roulade filled with this and that and hollandaised, prefaced by a well composed salad.

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            Fresser RE: akowit Jan 10, 2007 03:43 AM

            Sounds fab and I was planning on trying it, but now need UES location.

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