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Dinner tabs: a few bistrot receipts

mangeur Oct 4, 2012 11:21 AM

I thought it might be useful for upcoming visitors to see some actual dinner tabs from late summer 2012. Our format was to order wine by the glass since we have reached the point where it is difficult to agree on a wine both of can enjoy and/or digest. We also are not dessert people and never order it if we can avoid it, i.e., if we can comfortably order just entree and plat rather than a three or more course menu. Also, you will note that there is often a supplement for a dish with more expensive ingredients,

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  1. Delucacheesemonger RE: mangeur Oct 4, 2012 11:31 AM

    That will show them the prices, thanks. Good thought/good job.

    1. mangeur RE: mangeur Oct 4, 2012 12:08 PM

      And a couple of no-choice menus, Saturne and Rino respectively:

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        Nancy S. RE: mangeur Oct 4, 2012 02:00 PM

        I ate that same Saturne menu -- it was fabulous.

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          John Talbott RE: mangeur Oct 5, 2012 12:58 PM

          Wonderful Margaret/Mangeur, we should all post receipts or at least total prices from places we've actually eaten at.

        2. Yank RE: mangeur Oct 6, 2012 01:20 AM

          Great idea!

          Certainly enough to put me off visiting Paris any time soon.,

          I'd say that down here in the hinterlands the bill for similar meals would be roughly halved.
          More 'downmarket' places average less than 20€ per head including house wine.

          Guess its true when they say; there's Paris and then there's France.

          1. BlueOx RE: mangeur Oct 7, 2012 08:31 AM

            How about this tab for 16.

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              Delucacheesemonger RE: BlueOx Oct 7, 2012 08:56 AM

              See how expensive coca-cola is in France, regular or diet.

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                mangeur RE: BlueOx Oct 7, 2012 10:27 AM

                I would have had to have liked the other 15 an awful lot.

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                  Delucacheesemonger RE: mangeur Oct 7, 2012 11:20 AM

                  Not to worry, they played credit card roulette.

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                Trungtr RE: mangeur Feb 18, 2013 07:51 AM

                Very helpful . Thanks.

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                  Maximilien RE: mangeur Feb 18, 2013 09:48 AM

                  Fooding.com sometimes (always?) do this when they review restaurants.


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                    Ptipois RE: Maximilien Feb 18, 2013 10:38 AM

                    Not sure where they're standing now, but they seem to have stuck to the custom. In my days, it was no tab = no review.

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                      John Talbott RE: Maximilien Feb 18, 2013 12:36 PM

                      Yes and Simon in his Wednesday Hache Menu, altho you need a magnifying glass, well, I do.

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