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philly715 Jul 10, 2010 11:02 AM

Am going to Per se for the first time for lunch. It is my wife's b-day. She & i have both been wanting to go there for a long time. VERY EXCITED!!!

Per Se
10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

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  1. daffyduck RE: philly715 Jul 11, 2010 08:46 AM

    are you asking for recs for lunch?

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      3crazydogs RE: philly715 Jul 11, 2010 09:08 AM

      You'll have a great time. One of the best meals of my life and I've dined all over the world. Enjoy.

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        buttertart RE: 3crazydogs Jul 12, 2010 12:40 PM

        Piling on to say me too, last year's birthday dinner was in the top 10, maybe even 5.

      2. johannabanana RE: philly715 Jul 12, 2010 02:52 PM

        Be sure to ask for the Oysters and Pearls. Even if it's not on the lunch menu they'll probably let you substitute it in at no extra cost, and it's phenomenal.

        1. uhockey RE: philly715 Jul 12, 2010 05:40 PM

          Spring for the Foie Supplement - worth every single penny.


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            3crazydogs RE: philly715 Jul 14, 2010 10:29 AM

            One other thing - ask for the donuts and coffee. Its a dessert that's not on the menu - definitely worth it.

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              Bko RE: 3crazydogs Jul 14, 2010 02:16 PM

              You should also ask if they have the" Oysters and Pearls". I believe the dish has Island Creek Oysters, pearl tapioca, and sturgeon caviar. I had it at the French Laundry and it was one of the better dishes I had for lunch there imo.

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                3crazydogs RE: Bko Jul 15, 2010 07:24 AM

                yep - they definitely have it at Per Se, opened the meal with it when I was there. Was sublime...

                Per Se
                10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

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