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marylandhawg Jan 25, 2008 07:56 AM

anyone been recently? what would you recommend? drinks included..

thanks in advance.

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    Darin Jan 25, 2008 08:25 AM

    I went about two weeks ago and had a nice meal. In retrospect I wish I had ordered more adventurously, but for some reason upscale comfort food was calling my name that night. I started with lobster mac and cheese, followed by the filet. My wife had the grilled octopus to start and then the rack of lamb. The portions are quite large. My only complaint that night was that the very large plate they used for my entree was fairly cold, and it rendered my food room temperature in a matter of minutes. Otherwise, everything was quite tasty.

    If I were ordering tonight, I'd be most tempted by the duo of duck or study of salmon. A series of three small plates would also be a fun way to go. In fact that's what I did on my previous visit and it was a better overall meal.

    The wine list has some decent choices, and the cocktails are good, if you're into that kind of thing.

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      marylandhawg Jan 25, 2008 09:00 AM

      thanks for the recs. duck and salmon sounds good. i already had my eye on the duck. i like tasting 3 small plates when i go new places too. sometimes its just more exciting that way.

      do they have a special house cocktail?

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      maddogg280 Jan 25, 2008 09:54 AM

      Second on the mac & cheese, we found it a real treat. They have a nice martini menu- and they are huge in size.
      Bring plenty of moo-lah, they are expensive even by my high-falutin' standards.

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        marylandhawg Jan 25, 2008 12:11 PM

        thanks for the tip. its on someone else's tab tonight, so we are all good on the cashish.

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