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spago or craft?

alvin Jun 20, 2009 10:17 PM

hi. which has a better tasting menu? taking wife there for her birthday. any recommendations? thanks in advance!

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    maudies5 RE: alvin Jun 20, 2009 11:03 PM

    Spago. Everyone loves Spago. There are many threads on Chowhound which discuss the Tasting Menu.(s)

    1. aprmayjun RE: alvin Jun 25, 2009 03:57 PM

      I've never been to Spago but I've been to Craft. But I think I can recommend Spago based on my less than stellar meal at Craft.

      1. DrBruin RE: alvin Jun 25, 2009 04:31 PM

        A better tasting menu? I suppose it depends on your wife's taste in food.

        However, for a usually solid experience, bank on Spago.

        1. Kitchen Queen RE: alvin Jun 25, 2009 05:29 PM

          There's a new thread about Craft. Master Chef has left and they're waiting for another....GO TO SPAGO

          1. honkman RE: alvin Jul 8, 2009 02:30 PM

            Been to both and both are good but I would choose Providence (chef's tasting) over both

            1. peppermonkey RE: alvin Jul 8, 2009 02:44 PM

              SPAGO SPAGO SPAGO. their vegetables right now are off the hook

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                latindancer RE: alvin Jul 8, 2009 03:07 PM

                Solid and consistent.

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                  alvin RE: alvin Jul 8, 2009 07:57 PM

                  thanks all. i went with spago after hearing craft lost their chef. the food was good and even met mr. puck in the process which made the night all the more memorable for my wife. still prefer providence...

                  1. OC Mutt RE: alvin Jul 8, 2009 08:56 PM

                    Spago Beverly Hills continues to be one of the best restaurants in America. The other locations - not so much.

                    1. lotta_cox RE: alvin Jul 9, 2009 06:28 AM

                      Spago. Been to Craft twice. Meh. Craftsteak, yes, Craft, meh.

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                        nancyxo RE: alvin Jul 10, 2009 11:35 AM

                        Haven't been to Craft yet, but can heartily recommend Spago.

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                          MarlaPR RE: nancyxo Jul 10, 2009 01:22 PM

                          Absolutely Spago!!! I'm jealous ;->

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