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Pierre Gagnaire

buchja Apr 24, 2013 07:57 AM

Hi, I have not heard about Restaruant Pierre Gagnaire being talked about very much. I need one more special Sunday lunch experience.

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    olivierb Apr 24, 2013 10:14 AM

    It's expensive, a lot (a LOT) of food whether you chose the menu or order à-la-carte (which I'd recommend), and not particularly light. It's a bit wild, especially the tasting menu, not always for the best.
    I personally love it, but don't go there expecting every bite to blow you away, as some dishes seem to be about novelty just for the sake of it, and even the execution is not always fantastic. It may have looked very modern some time ago, but today I'd say it almost looks dated (I don't mind at all, just pointing that out). Still, the highs are very high.
    Also, there is good wine to be had at very decent prices.

    In fact I am currently considering going back there in a few weeks...

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    1. re: olivierb
      buchja Apr 24, 2013 05:09 PM

      Thank you for sharing your experience!

    2. b
      buchja Apr 24, 2013 09:17 AM

      Thank you , yes as per their website.
      Questions are:
      1. I would like to know opinions about Pierre Gagnaire
      2. One special Sunday lunch recommendation.

      Thank you, I hope I am more clear!

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      1. re: buchja
        Maximilien Apr 24, 2013 10:10 AM

        I've been to Gagnaire once (2 years ago).

        It was one of the most fun I've had at a restaurant; service was exceptional, food great, wine not that expensive...

        I was there in November and they had the "hunter's" menu (I did not do the tasting menu).

        As I reported at the time, as much as it is "wild" it is very classical french cuisine.

        Report : http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/746344
        Pictures : http://www.flickr.com/photos/thesorus...

        As for suggestions, I'll leave that to others.

        1. re: Maximilien
          buchja Apr 24, 2013 05:08 PM

          Thank you so much for your experience and info!!!

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        Maximilien Apr 24, 2013 08:29 AM

        It is closed all day on Sunday; except on May 26th and June 2nd (as per the website) FOR DINNER ONLY.

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