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Jan 4, 2010 01:47 PM

Mas, Braeburn, Savoy, or other?

I want to take my girlfriend out for a nice date. I still have not been to Mas, Braeburn, or Savoy. So, yes, a 'localvore' restaurant is definitely my first choice but I'm not limited to that. I want delicous food, somewhat romantic and/or elegant, and in her words 'someplace where she can wear something sexy'. Ha. At the moment I have a reservation at Mas but would love a variety of opinions. Thanks!

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  1. Mas FTW. Definitely a step above those other places - and those others are not for the hot nor sexy. Stick with Mas

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    1. re: chow_gal

      Mas = One of the best meals I had last year. $68 4-course tasting menu is amazing, you can choose anything on the menu. 100% agreed w/chow_gal, Mas on a different level than the others.

      1. re: iFat

        i havent been to mas since 2004 but i didnt like my meal then. braeburn is cute but for the prices, i just dont see value there.

        i suggest perilla or red cat.

    2. Perilla or Bar Blanc would be nice. I have not been to Mas so can't compare.

      1. Definitely stick with Mas. The others are good, but not in the same category if you're looking for a romantic, wear something sexy, feel like it's a special night out kind of place. If you want a locavore alternative to Mas, you might consider Blue Hill, which feels more grown up while Mas feels more downtown.

          1. Thank you all very much for the advice. I'm a fan of Perilla, Bar Blanc, and Blue Hill. Sounds like I've made the right choice with Mas. Will stick with that. Looking forward to it!