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Question about the grand tasting menu at Vetri's

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randihowie Nov 24, 2009 03:20 PM

I have never been to Vetri's and would like to go for my husband's birthday in February.
We have the choice of going on a Thursday night, or on a Friday night.
If you go on Friday, you can only get the grand tasting menu.
I know that it is supposed to be amazing. However, we've had the tasting menus at Amada and at Chifa and have come away feeling way too stuffed - almost sick.
Does anyone have an opinion on how the tasting menu at Vetri's compares? Is it too much food? Is it to amazing to pass up?

Thanks!

Randi

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    micreynolds Nov 25, 2009 10:23 AM

    It is WAY too much food, but it is also the best meal I've ever eaten. You gotta do it!!

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      Bigley9 Nov 25, 2009 08:19 AM

      We do the grand tasting menu on most visits. While it is a lot of food, we took my 87 year old mother last year with high hopes that we'd get extra tidbits because she doesn't eat very much these days - she cleaned up every crumb! The grand tasting also gives you such an array of Marc's food that you'd miss ordering off the menu

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        nwinkler Nov 24, 2009 09:54 PM

        I'm not sure I've ever felt as stuffed as I did leaving Vetri after the grand tasting menu. It's a ton of food, and that food tends to be pretty rich. That was also one of the best meals I've ever had, and in retrospect I wouldn't want to have given up any of the courses we tried. Tough call!

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