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bella_sarda Mar 31, 2009 10:29 AM

What are the best small plates here? Any great cocktails? thx.

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    kitsune Apr 1, 2009 06:54 AM

    I am a big fan of CC. I'd have to recommend the beef stroganoff (and I'm not even much of a red meat fan), fried artichoke hearts, shrimp wontons, and the St. Jacob's zucchini. Also, although I prefer the classics when it comes to cocktails, I do love the "Some Like It Hot" cocktail, which is a variation on the dirty martini with a dash of sriracha hot chili sauce, and the lemongrass martini, which I've described to friends as like drinking summer in a glass -- light, fresh and effervescent. If you're not into the theme-y drinks, they can also do more classic fare very nicely.

    1. kobuta Mar 31, 2009 01:31 PM

      I generally don't ever order shrimp, because I don't love it, except in shrimp cocktail form. The sizzling shrimp with garlic though was wonderful and very flavorful. I only wish it were a bigger dish.

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        foodmagellan Mar 31, 2009 04:30 PM

        I *love* the Cuban Cigar; the Duck a l'Orange Crepes takes second place.

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          bella_sarda Apr 1, 2009 06:11 AM

          Hey, thanks! I had tastes of both of these and loved both. My favorite plate was the baby back ribs with apple fritters, however.

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