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What's your vote: Fringale, La Provence, Bistro Aix??

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My friend has offered to take me out for my birthday. I like a nice atmosphere, but what I'm really looking for is great food - the kind that makes you want to come back for more. The dishes I usually order would be rack of lamb, steak, duck. I also appreciate fresh salads & love yummy desserts.

Which restaurant would you choose between these three? (and why)

Fringale - http://www.fringalesf.com/base_movie_... Provence - http://www.laprovencerestaurant.net/m... Aix - http://www.bistroaix.com/about.shtml

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  1. I can't compare it with the other places, but if you like rack of lamb, the version at Fringale is outstanding, and it comes with the world's yummiest potato gratin.

    1. I've been only once to both Fringale and Bistro Aix. I liked them both, prefered Bistro Aix. Alas, I didn't have the lamb at either - both sound fabulous! (Next time!) Happy Bday.

      1. I'm not certain this will help, as I've never tried La Provence or Bistro Aix, but I can assure you -- based on a very large sample size -- that you can't go wrong with the steak or the lamb at Fringale. Their duck is usually a confit.