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Four days in Paris with our college bound granddaughter our reservations for dinner

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Raisel Feb 13, 2012 11:37 AM

Any recs on our choices so far..
Our concierge will try for Frenchies....then we have Benoit , Absinthe and Ami Louis. Is this a good selection or are there other restaurants that we should substitute? We will be going on our trip in July.
Thank you in advance

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    porkpa Feb 14, 2012 02:16 AM

    I love l'ami Louis myself, but I do question whether its the right choice for for a young girl(please excuse my ageism & sexism). The food is heavy and copious.

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      Oakglen Feb 13, 2012 03:46 PM

      How did Absinthe make your list, a godawful spot, IMO.

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        Parnassien Feb 13, 2012 04:10 PM

        Different strokes, different folks... I just had lunch at l'Absinthe last week and it was delightful... But I would attach the adjective gawd-awful (or at least horrendously over-priced) to l'Ami Louis

        1. re: Parnassien
          Delucacheesemonger Feb 13, 2012 07:49 PM

          As you said different strokes for different folks. L'Ami Louis is my favorite meal in Paris , l eat there 3-5 times a year and still rates as best Cotes de Boeuf l have ever encountered.

          1. re: Parnassien
            Parigi Feb 14, 2012 02:21 AM

            L'Absinthe has had many lives. It has had ups and downs … and ups !
            It was once good, then became not good, and is now quite good again.

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