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Any word on Provence in Bethesda?

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jeb Apr 20, 2010 07:33 AM

There was a comment or two after the opening. Has anyone else been there yet? I am thinking of it for my husband's birthday in early May but would like a little more feedback. Food? Service? Thanks.

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    Pappy May 10, 2010 02:25 PM

    Early second-hand reports have been dismal. Unappetizing food. Long waits for food. Uninformed staff.

    Can anyone give a first-hand report?

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      browncow Apr 21, 2010 09:26 AM

      If you mean Yannick Cam's Bistro Provence, they are open. Opened sometime last week. Early reports are long waits for food (understandable: it is a new restaurant and it is Yannick) and that the food is simple and tasty...I have not been, a friend has and aside from the wait had good things to say.

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        Pappy Apr 21, 2010 07:21 AM

        I don't think they are open yet.

        I think I call every week and every week they say "we are waiting on one more permit, it should be two more weeks."

        Then again, I haven't called yet this week.

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          DanielK Apr 21, 2010 11:29 AM

          It's like the watched toaster, Pappy. They only opened because you didn't call.

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