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ellink Apr 24, 2009 10:23 PM

How is it? How are the prices -- average and most moderate.
Do they waive corkage on one bottle if you buy one bottle?

What to order? There seems to be some disagreement in the posts.

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    JPomer RE: ellink Apr 25, 2009 12:38 PM

    If what to order refers to the food, everything we had was awesome, but espeically the duck confit and the eggplant tartine was great too

    1. Phurstluv RE: ellink Apr 25, 2009 03:24 PM

      The wine list was quite reasonable, my husband & I thought, when we dined there last weekend. We had a delicious red blend, French, of course, and it went perfectly with all of the rich dishes we ordered, for under $40! Ask for Adam the sommelier, a very young but extremely bright guy. He had great recs on the beer as well, of which my husband is also a connossieur.

      We ordered the marrow bones, the rillettes and the pied de cochon, (pigs feet on a lentil salad with lardons, frisee & a poached egg). All of it was luscious.

      I order the duck confit - it was absolutely cooked perfectly, nice & crispy & salty. The accompanying red cabbage and potatoes sardonnaise(?) were excellent counterpoints to the rich duck. My husband ordered the beef short ribs and they were also expertly executed, although I chided him that my recipe was better!

      The chef, Walter Manske(?) is a pro, and the entire meal was first rate, at a decent cost. Definitely going back asap. Have fun!

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