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Troquet Wine Sale

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csammy Jul 6, 2011 08:55 PM

I had my usual great meal t Troquet last night, suckling pig, but the surprise was the wine sale that they are having. They had a table of about 4 dozen bottles at ridiculous prices, we started with a bottle of 1979 Mouton Rothschild for $35 and ended with a half bottle of 2002 Zind Humbrecht Clos Winsbuhl ($20). Not bad for a Tuesday night!

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Troquet
140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

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    9lives RE: csammy Jul 7, 2011 10:51 AM

    4 of us had dinner there last night too, great bottle of Gevrey Chambertin among others. While the food shined as usual, the service and hospitality was over the top terrific.

    We were having a hard time making up our minds between sharing dishes, ala carte or a tasting menu. With the help of the waitress we found a perfect middle ground. 3 apps for the table, octopus, foie gras and a cavatelli...served together and shared. Entrees were rabbit, lamb and suckling pig, served in 3 separate courses and individually plated in the kitchen. Our waitress and owner Chris did an amazing job of accomodating us and telling us which dishes would work for this type of a tasting.. ex..The lamb and pig would not have been easy to divide by 4 so they suggested 1 full order and a 1/2 order of each. Superb job by a stff that wanted to accomodate the customer. Complete hospitality!

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      yumyum RE: 9lives Jul 9, 2011 01:37 PM

      Just wanted to chime in on our lovely service experience at Troquet. After reading and rehashing the whole Craigie / Maws debate, things at Troquet couldn't have been more different than his approach. Our waitress was a pro at working with us to devise our own mini-tasting, and after conferring with the kitchen, came back to tell us we needed more pig so we could all taste it (more pig, you're talking my language). The individual plating went a long way to make the sharing easy, and the wines we tried were a bargain. We figured that even if we chose a clunker, at $20 / bottle, it would only be a $5 mistake if we were wrong. None of the wines were wrong and we left happy happy campers. As 9Lives said, we felt well taken care of the whole evening and that's what the hospitality business is supposed to be about.

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      Troquet
      140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

    2. rebs RE: csammy Jul 8, 2011 06:10 PM

      how long is this wine sale going on for?

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        dalecruse RE: rebs Jul 9, 2011 08:13 AM

        The Troquet wine cellar clear out is happening now through the end of August.

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        Troquet
        140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

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