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

chele Nov 27, 2007 08:16 AM

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_content.htmlLa Provence - http://www.laprovencerestaurant.net/menu.htmlBistro Aix - http://www.bistroaix.com/about.shtml

  1. Paul H Nov 27, 2007 04:33 PM

    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.

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      dinnerout Nov 27, 2007 12:51 PM

      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. Ruth Lafler Nov 27, 2007 12:42 PM

        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.

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