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Jun 11, 2008 10:45 AM

Going to X2O) with the wife tonight....What MUST we order

I have heard the Spaetzle was a must have...and that the soft shell crabs are a must NOT. Any other suggestions of dishes we HAVE to order?

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  1. Four of us had dinner there last Sept. & everyone ordered a different apt. & entree. Naturally, we tasted each others selections. From this admittedly small sample, I believe that a blindfolded person could throw darts at the menu & still have a great meal. Enjoy!

    1. Beleive it or not, the sushi was very good. I don't know of this will be on the menu this time of year, but when I was there in February, I had the short rib ravioli...out of this world!! Mr. HR had the sweetbreads and could not stop raving about them.
      I also had their carrot cake for dessert and it was delicious. They make it with a not too sweet mascarpone icing.

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      1. re: HungryRubia

        I haven't had sweetbreads in a you remember if they where the tiny crunchy variety or the huge lobe ones?

        1. re: nrfoodie

          They were on the smaller side. If I recall correctly they were like a salad with figs and pomegranate seeds. Mr. HR had never had them before and was a little afraid, but he dug in anyway and it turned out to be one of his favorite dishes that night.

          1. re: HungryRubia

            most people are afraid of them for the first time....until they taste that buttery goodness lol

      2. The Lobster Marscapone is a great app.

        1. Im not sure if they still offer it, or they offer it only on request, but the Soft Shell Crab Roll on the Sushi menu or specials menu is to die for........

          1. my dude and i went there this past sunday...I had the scallop appetizer with aspargus and morel and, save for the lack of salt on the scallops, very impressed. Also had the veal hangar steak which i though very well of, just wish it used beef instead of veal, though the giant mushroom it was served with was super.desserts were nothing WOW, though the apple sorbet was excellent.

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            1. re: sixelagogo

              im a big fan of he scallop dish as well