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May 2, 2007 01:13 PM

Cut - Best items on the menu!

I am going to Cut on Saturday night for my husband's birthday - I have scoured the message boards to figure out what I should order. So far here is what I got:

Apps: bone marrow flan, crab and lobster salad, foie gras in the tunisian tuiles, Kobe Sashimi, asparagus salad on brioche with bacon dressing

Steak: dry aged 35 day NY sirloin steak - keeping in mind that we are not going to spend the $$$$ on the Kobe steak - just bought a house and this is a little too much to splurge on dinner :)

Sides: mushrooms & corn - seemed to be very mixed reviews on the potato dishes?

Dessert: Didn't seem to be one that everyone liked and I figured these might be different anyway?

So are these the best things?? Let me know which ones are definite must orders, or any other items that you feel strongly about.

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  1. I really like the bone-in filet mignon there, but then which cut of steak is best is such a personal choice.

    I didn't really care much for the sides, nothing really stood out as a "must have". Although the onion rings were quite tasty.

    Alas, no more foie gras there. Oh well...

    1. the creamed spinach w/egg on top

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      1. re: jcwla

        I really liked that dish. We had a porterhouse, but I believe it was a special that night -- an American waygu porterhouse if I'm remembering correctly. Had a very nice beet salad to start.

      2. The Potato Tart Tatin is great.

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        1. re: Ciao Bob

          Agree. For apps, the baby lobster/crab cocktail, or salads..desserts, all beautiful. :) enjoy!

          1. re: asnyder

            went tonight for my birthday. very good. what i loved...the tuna tartare, the dry aged ny (14 oz was better than the 10oz), the white asparagus salad. there were so many things i wanted to time. wine - get a malbec

            1. I'd go with the crab n lobster salad, the aspargus, and split a 6 oz. Kobe with some good wine.