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My boyfriend and I are looking for a great restaurant for dinner on a Monday night in NOLA. Here are the four I have narrowed it down to, 1 being my favorite and 4 being my least favorite. Which would you pick? Anyone had the tasting menu @ Cuvee recently? The tasting menu @ MiLa seems to be a bargain. IDK. (I love lamb and Foie Gras if that helps).

1.Cuvee
2.Mila
3.Iris
4.Le Foret

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Cuvee Restaurant
322 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

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  1. Mila but I'm prejudiced. I'm from MS and the owner/chef are both from MS and LA but the food is outstanding. Next I would pick Iris. But if I were choosing I would go to Emeril's. Bon Appetit.

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    Emeril's Restaurant
    800 Tchoupitoulas, New Orleans, LA 70130

    1. We're definitely interested in doing a tasting menu, so if anyone has any details pertaining to my pick's that would be a big help!

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      1. re: lilmoses

        Here's Mila's tasting menu. The whole table must participate.

        http://www.milaneworleans.com/menu_ta...

      2. Please report back if you go to Cuvee. We used to enjoy it but haven't been in quite awhile( despite having a $100 gift card). With over 1000 rest. neither MiLa nor Iris impressed me enough to return. However, I can't even count the number of times we've been to Emeril's.(it's been that many).

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        Cuvee Restaurant
        322 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

        1. Mila. The food is excellent and the wine pairing is a good bargain (although I haven't done the wine pairing dinner). I used to enjoy Cuvee, but the last time I went (about a year ago now), the food was not great. I haven't been to Iris since they moved, but I used to really enjoy it. I have not been impressed by Le Foret (the service was disappointing and our dishes have been poorly executed - overcooked and improperly seasoned).

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          Cuvee Restaurant
          322 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

          Le Foret
          129 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

          1. Read the recent review down below on Le Foret.

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6815...

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            Le Foret
            129 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

            1. Cuvee recently got a new chef (april 2010). So if you go, let us know how it was. Cuvee used to be one of my fav restaurants, but the last time I went (summer 09), the meal was on par with midnight room service.

              http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/...

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              Cuvee Restaurant
              322 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

              1. I really like all of the four of the restarurants you chose. I looked at the dinner menus of all four and the only one posts a tasting menu, MiLa. Of the four I favor MiLa.