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coldbeer Feb 6, 2014 11:40 AM

CJ Reycraft's new place post Chez Catherine...has anybody been? Heading there this weekend, wondering what's good.

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    tootsnj Feb 11, 2014 07:26 PM

    We went there recently. As soon as we walked in, we saw two friends who had just finished. When we asked how was everything, they just dolefully shook their heads. What a way to diminish enthusiasm. Anyway, the french onion soup was ok, as was the ravioli app (2 ravioli). The foie gras just was, well, not so great. It reminded me of a turd-like object sitting on top of a small piece of toast. For $24 it should have been grrreat and not given indigestion. The entrees (we played it safe) of chicken and steak/frites were fine, and dessert, a warm apple crumb, was so-so. Should mention that the space itself is decorated in somewhat of a sparse manner but overall a good impression, they probably should turn the music up just a bit to give a little more atmosphere, and the service was good.

    So, while most everything was "ok" (despite the dire warnings from our friends on a couple of items) we probably won't be in a hurry to return.

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      LEOFONT Feb 13, 2014 08:13 AM

      JUST ANOTHER small portion, high price ripofff restaurant, like you should thank the owners for allowing you in !!

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        tommygphotos Feb 19, 2014 11:51 AM

        Just FYI-this is not in the Chez Catherine location. It is next to Teresas and Mojave Grille. It may still be a CJ establishment but so as people dont head to the hotel location.

        Tried to go Saturday for lunch as we have exhausted every other place in Westfield and the snow clean up was horrendous so we left.

        Still think Brick Oven is the only worth while BYO in Westfield. Unfortunately, Ferraro's is just ehhhh and Aqua Viva does not have lunch to the best of my knowledge.

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