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fashionistamummy Oct 31, 2007 01:22 PM

Hi hounds! We're celebrating our anniversary dinner tomorrow night at North 44 - thanks in part to a gift certificate (that will likely only cover the apps!) I've had a look at the menu online and I honestly don't know where to begin (everything sounds delish).

We'll likely each have an app, a main and split a dessert. Any recommendations are welcome.

Also, this might be slightly off-topic, but I'll be going straight from the office - any dress/style tips would be helpful.

I promise to post my thoughts later tomorrow night!

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  1. skylineR33 Oct 31, 2007 05:01 PM

    Hello, the fried halibut and scallop cake is one of the best appetizer I had in Toronto ! Highly recommended.

    1. Charles Yu Oct 31, 2007 06:24 PM

      They have one of the most generous portion foie gras appertizer amongst Toronto's top tier restaurants. The execution was pretty good too!

      1. Bueno Oct 31, 2007 08:44 PM

        You can't go wrong with either their risotto's, or a gnocchi dish. And as Charles mentioned, the foie app is killer.

        The steaks are always spot-on delicious (but VERY pricey), lobster is always good, and the if you like whole fish, the dover sole is a glorious thing.

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          loftman Oct 31, 2007 08:52 PM

          go for the bone-in filet mignon (if they still have it)..this is a rare cut of meat and my absolute favourite meal...so far i have found only 2 restos that serve it (North 44 and Queue de Cheval in montreal)

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            Suburban Gourmand Nov 1, 2007 07:26 AM

            The duck three ways is excellent! And I second the fois gras recommendation!

            The restaurant is full of clean lines and sparkling surfaces, so I'd recommend a casual suit (tie not necessary) for the gents and a pant suit or designer wrap dress for the ladies!

            1. robgm Nov 1, 2007 04:11 PM

              app-heirloom tomato salad (if available) or the foie gras
              main-lamb or sole
              desset-pear spring rolls, or maple brulee

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