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igorm Sep 15, 2010 07:36 AM

We just returned from France and the meal that was the most memorable was at Chez Georges, 1 Rue Mail. I had for my main course the veal sweet-breads with morel sauce. I am still thinking about that dish and how good it tasted. My daughter had duck with a mushroom sauce that she said was the best dish she ever had. We were there from 1:30 till 4:00 and the service was superb. We had a great meal and a great time. We will go back again!

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  1. John Talbott RE: igorm Sep 15, 2010 10:34 AM

    We had a nice meal there as well under the new team July 20th.

    1. Laidback RE: igorm Sep 15, 2010 09:23 PM

      I have always liked this place, my image of what a quintessential French bistro should be; large servings of bistro classics, salade de frisée with copious lardons, sweetbread, calves liver, potatoes,all served by matronly ladies. the only cutting edge you will find here is the one on your steak knife, Gagnaire and Aizpitarte can breathe easy,but you will not be leaving hungry. So glad to hear that it seems to be trundling right along the same path, even with the change in management. I must go back in the next couple of months to verify.

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        souphie RE: Laidback Sep 16, 2010 01:43 AM

        Same here. Call me when you do.

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          Delucacheesemonger RE: souphie Sep 16, 2010 04:51 AM

          Yup, me as well. Have not been since 1991

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            Gman RE: Delucacheesemonger Sep 16, 2010 08:29 AM

            Went twice in the last 2 years. Love it. Hoping I'll have the willpower to resist the Sole George, in the rich delish Pouilly cream sauce. My fave lentil salad I've had as well.

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        ElizabethS RE: igorm Sep 16, 2010 05:46 PM

        Thanks for this post - we are in Paris for 6 weeks starting December 15, staying on Rue de Petits Champs - Chez Georges in on my (ever expanding) list of restaurants to try.

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