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Eleven Madison park vs. compass

Asumnuthin May 21, 2008 08:08 AM

Im looking for a birthday dinner this weekend, 2 foodies

Or if you have a better suggestion, this price range is acceptable, we enjoy new American mostly but open for whatever.

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    rrems RE: Asumnuthin May 21, 2008 09:15 AM

    Much as I like Compass, if price is not a consideration, by all means go to EMP. No comparison.

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      RGR RE: Asumnuthin May 21, 2008 09:26 AM

      Ditto what rrems said. No aspersions on Compass, where the food is very good. But there's no question that EMP's French-inspired cuisine is on a far, far superior level. This superiority also extends to other areas. The wine list is first-rate, and service is both cordial and polished. Last, but not least, the space is gorgeous!

      Happy Birthday and Bon Appetit!

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        trishottawa RE: RGR May 21, 2008 09:32 AM

        I had fabulous food at Compass but terrible service.

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          RGR RE: trishottawa May 21, 2008 09:38 AM

          I've heard complaints about service at Compass, but we've never had any problems. Despite that, it has never come close to the polished level at EMP.

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