Bernardin, Tocqueville or EMP for GF's b'day?
My lovely SO's birthday is in April, and I'm already thinking about where to take her. Neither of us have been to any of the above three, and I know I can't go wrong with any of them, but what do you all think?
GF has a couple of dietary restrictions (both self-imposed and medical): no pork, lobster, foie gras. She LOVES duck, so I'm thinking maybe EMP, for their famous off-menu roast duck?
All three are jacket-and-tie, as well, yes?
Le Bernardin and EMP are several cuts above Tocqueville.
Given your SO's restrictions (and duck preference), EMP is probably a better choice (even if I personally prefer LeB -- AFAIK, I'm not your SO).
None of them requires a tie.
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Another vote for EMP above Le Bernardin and Tocqueville.
Also, Le Bernardin is jackets (no tie) required.
The other two are nice, and you wouldn't feel out of place in a jacket, but they're not as strict.