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Dans les Landes

alohatoall Mar 25, 2013 05:15 PM

I've read that Dans les Landes is open every day, closed Sunday, and closed Saturday and Sunday. Could someone (like maybe Parigi) let me know for sure, and also let me know the best things to order.

  1. Delucacheesemonger Mar 27, 2013 12:57 PM

    One more vote for the millasou dessert, sort a fried pudding, was my fav dessert anywhere last year.

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    1. re: Delucacheesemonger
      sistereurope Mar 27, 2013 04:18 PM

      Agreed, it was delightful.

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      alohatoall Mar 26, 2013 05:35 PM

      Thanks, Jake - that sets my mind at ease. I'm responsible for the planning for my husband as well as my cousin and his wife, who are visiting Paris for the first time, and I'd hate to let them down. Mahalo and aloha, Ann

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        alohatoall Mar 26, 2013 04:48 PM

        Thanks to all of you for your help. I was able to make a reservation for Sunday lunch in early May using LaFourchette, although I have no idea how dependable that is. Thanks especially, Parigi, for the recommendations -- since the list is so long, it's good to have a few sure things.

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        1. re: alohatoall
          Jake Dear Mar 26, 2013 05:15 PM

          Re LaFourchette, we've used it many times in and outside Paris, works very well, no reliability issue. -- Jake

        2. John Talbott Mar 26, 2013 03:18 AM

          Parigi is on vacation, maybe Pti for whom this is her cantine, can inform.
          I've been burned by the conflicting info on days of closure; the only thing that reassures me is telephoning.
          As for what to order, the list is long. I'd go with what appeals that day.

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          1. re: John Talbott
            Ptipois Mar 26, 2013 04:07 AM

            I never seem to know exactly when they're open or closed, sometimes during weekends or on Mondays I pass by when they should be closed and they're open, etc.
            If I get some new info I'll gladly pass it on.

            1. re: Ptipois
              Parigi Mar 26, 2013 08:00 AM

              I remember it is "theoretically" open all day 7 days a week, but off meal hours, the full menu is not available.
              The long menu changes often. Last time Pti and I went, we complained bitterly to the chef that regularly we found our fave dishes gone. -- But I do admire a chef who prioritizes season-fresh ingredients and creativity that he would rotate his most popular dishes.
              Our fave dishes, which are always on the menu: duck heart (coeur de canard), marinated quail (caille marinée), cipirones (fried baby squid). If caesar's salad or tamales is on the menu, grab it. If milassou is on the dessert menu, grab it and thank the deities.
              And if milassou is on the dessert menu, grab it

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