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Dinner at Dovetail - what to order?

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sweatybrain Feb 22, 2009 12:59 PM

Four of us are going to Dovetail for a birthday dinner. I have never gotten a bad suggestion from Chowhound and I'm REALLY looking forward to this dinner. What dishes would you guys recommend as a must-have?

Will report back after the dinner :)

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    UWStoSONO RE: sweatybrain Feb 22, 2009 02:06 PM

    Clam Chowder soup was really good. Didn't love the rest of my meal.

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      rrems RE: sweatybrain Feb 22, 2009 02:32 PM

      Of the appetizers, duck hearts are absolutely incredible, and other good ones are chowder, crab ravioli, lamb tongue. For main courses, cod and duck. For dessert, the bread pudding is a must.

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        MustLoveFood RE: sweatybrain Feb 23, 2009 06:28 AM

        I went to Dovetail last Thursday. It was excellent! I wouldn't recommend the foie gras app, but would definitely recommend the venison or the steak on the tasting menu. Both desserts (bread pudding and hazelnut something) were very disappointing. Skip the dessert and go somewhere else. Other than the dessert, the whole meal was solid.

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