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malibujessi Dec 3, 2008 08:54 AM

Will Be in KCMO this weekend, which of these should I not miss? We are going to first Friday - so we will proably do Le Fou Frog - where else should we go?

Aixois, Tatsu, cafe de amis, cafe provence, cassis

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    KCMOChef Dec 3, 2008 09:58 AM

    Cafe Provence is good. So is Tatsu. Cassis is gone - the chef owned provence also but I think his brother runs it now. Never been to amis....Aixois is geared toward older neighbor hood ladies IMO....Not classical haute.

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    1. re: KCMOChef
      chinkymonkey Dec 9, 2008 05:49 PM

      I would recommend Cafe de Amis. It's cute and intimate. I love the mussels and the duck on their menu. I find their wine list to be very simple, but with great selections.

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        clclark2000 Dec 9, 2008 07:35 PM

        Agree on Cafe de Amis. Very good place-can't wait to go back. That being said, I haven't been to any of the other french places in town, so I can't compare it to anything here.

        1. re: clclark2000
          stellamystar Dec 10, 2008 04:19 PM

          If Cafe de Amis is the one in Parkville, MO it is good. I would go for lunch to keep your budget in check.
          Wine list was nice and affordable.

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            chaiguy Dec 17, 2008 08:57 AM

            I took my wife out to Cafe des Amis last weekend and was very underwhelmed, even a bit disappointed. We trained at a french culinary school, and are always looking for nice, quaint little french places. Maybe it was an off night, but it was not anything special.
            For the best french food, you can't beat the "uniqueness" of Le Fou Frog. Hands down, the best in the city, even if Mano does still smoke in the kitchen. What can I say, he's very french!

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