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L'Os a Moelle? Wednesday night special dinner (montreal foodie)

katesalter May 30, 2007 07:38 AM

Can someone tell me how much the prix fixe is at L'Os a Moelle?

I am arrive late on Tuesday and have reservations at Chez Denise at 12:30am. Is that about right for dining there late?

Also we want to go for a long meal on Wednesday and are trying to get reservations (6 people) at L'Os a Moelle.

Beyond those two I am going to try to famous falafel everyone is talking about, and go to a few of the markets.

Sound good for two days? No need for me too be too ambitions, right?

Thank you for all of your help.


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    f2dat06 RE: katesalter May 30, 2007 11:48 AM

    I last ate there in September 2004. At that time it was 38e for 6 courses, 2 choices per course except dessert which had 4 choices. Wines were very reasonably priced.

    Metro stop is Lourmel. I liked this restaurant very much. Thierry Faucher (chef / owner) is a trainee of Christian Constant from the Hotel Crillion days.

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      teezeetoo RE: f2dat06 Jun 2, 2007 02:51 PM

      loved this restaurant when we there last year. i believe the prix fixe was 39 euros, and a bargain in every way. it is small so with six, don't go without reservations. they have a winebar across the street which is also charming.

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        MIKELOCK34 RE: teezeetoo Jun 5, 2007 04:50 AM

        I love that place too. I was there last a couple of years ago. The staff was incredibly friendly and the food was wonderful. Their melon soup was excellent. While in Paris, I eat there often. There is a stairway under the bar that leads to their wine place across the street.

    2. souphie RE: katesalter Jun 5, 2007 01:05 AM

      All great ideas, and keeping it easy is another one.

      On wednesday morning, there is the market Avenue du President Wilson between Alma and Trocadero where you will find the vegetables of Joël Thiébault, whose clients include Pierre Gagnaire, Alain Passard, Pascal Barbot, etc. He grows his vegetables in Carrieres-sur-Seine, 8km west from the market.It's easy to spot: it's the biggest stand with the biggest queue.

      15th arrondissement alternatives to l'Os a Moelle include le Troquet (40€ menu) and le Beurre Noisette (check them on www.viamichelin.com for more info). Also l'Antre-amis (http://www.lantreamis.fr/menu.htm) is unsufficiently known.

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        hong_kong_foodie RE: souphie Aug 7, 2009 08:52 AM

        Is the market Avenue du President Wilson still available and worth going? We would love to check it out and pick up some gourmet vegetables towards the end of August if it's open. Thanks.

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          Dodo RE: hong_kong_foodie Aug 7, 2009 10:16 AM

          Sure it is. Wed and Sat mornings. Worth seeing, also for the chic clientèle (and sometimes maids of the rich 16th's arr. residents).

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            hong_kong_foodie RE: Dodo Aug 7, 2009 10:23 AM

            Thanks for the link - we can't wait!

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            souphie RE: hong_kong_foodie Aug 7, 2009 09:51 PM

            The market is open but its main draws (Thiébault and the organic stand up the road) are on holiday in August. They will be back at the end of the month, though.

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              hong_kong_foodie RE: souphie Aug 7, 2009 10:32 PM

              Would Thiébault be there on Sat Aug 22 or Wed Aug 26?

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