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Allard - Let the Debate Begin!

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jmk38 Jan 26, 2012 05:49 PM

My husband and I always have had one dinner per Paris trip at Allard; admittedly, the last two times
were a disappointment - the food was not that great and it seemed to be in decline. So, it is not on the list for our upcoming trip; however, we are having pangs of nostalgia and want to make sure
our assessment is accurate and up-to-date. Comments? Opinions? thanks

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  1. Parigi RE: jmk38 Jan 26, 2012 11:47 PM

    If you yourself know that you are going for sentimental reasons and not for the food, you should go. Simply because nobody can or should talk you out of it. Like all of us, you have to arrive all by yourself at the conclusion that You Can't Go Home Again.

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      jmk38 RE: Parigi Jan 27, 2012 06:27 AM

      I was hoping the restaurant had improved since our last visit 3 years ago - wishful thinking, huh?

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        Maximilien RE: jmk38 Jan 27, 2012 08:49 AM

        Me think that you taste and palate might have "improved" but the restaurant (this one and others) did not changed at all.

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          Parigi RE: Maximilien Jan 27, 2012 08:58 AM

          I agree. Jmk, you may need to move on instead of waiting for one of us to give you the answer you want to hear. :-(
          Go to one of the many wonderful bistros and start a brand new unique memory.

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            jmk38 RE: Parigi Jan 27, 2012 08:59 AM

            Point well taken!

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