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2017/04/06 11:49:05 (permalink)

World's 50 Best Restaurants

Eleven Madison Park in NYC became the first US restaurant to take the top spot since Thomas Keller's French Laundry in 2003 and 2004.  Quite an achievement!
 
http://www.theworlds50best.com/The-List-2017/1-10/Eleven-Madison-Park.html
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Re: World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017/04/06 11:54:03 (permalink)
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Re: World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017/04/06 12:24:50 (permalink)
I read an article that said dinner for 2 was typically $1000 or more. Who will take 1 for the team and report back?
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Re: World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017/04/06 12:29:55 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby chickenplucker 2017/04/06 12:32:36
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I read an article that said dinner for 2 was typically $1000 or more. Who will take 1 for the team and report back?


I will!  But I'll leave MH at home so it will only be $500. 
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Re: World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017/04/06 13:23:00 (permalink)
That's insanely expensive.  From the looks of those pictures, I'd have to eat about 8 menu items before I'd even begin to feel somewhat fed..
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Re: World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017/04/06 14:20:22 (permalink)
Seems strange to me that 4 of the 50 are between San Sebastian and Bilbao, Spain. Since Pie Diva and I will be there next month, I tried to reserve at each of the four and they were all closed or booked on those dates. You are allowed to tell her what a thoughtful & wonderful husband I am for trying.
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Re: World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017/04/06 14:21:45 (permalink)
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Seems strange to me that 4 of the 50 are between San Sebastian and Bilbao, Spain. Since Pie Diva and I will be there next month, I tried to reserve at each of the four and they were all closed or booked on those dates. You are allowed to tell her what a thoughtful & wonderful husband I am for trying.

Dear Pie Diva,
Your husband is thoughtful and wonderful.
 
You happy now? 
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Re: World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017/04/06 14:55:15 (permalink)
Yes. We are on the waiting list at #6.
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Re: World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017/04/06 17:16:12 (permalink)
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That's insanely expensive.  From the looks of those pictures, I'd have to eat about 8 menu items before I'd even begin to feel somewhat fed..

What would you do with the other seven courses? (it's a fixed tasting menu with 15 courses)

It would be about $1000 for two only if both had the champagne, wines, and brandy pairing.
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Re: World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017/04/06 17:17:07 (permalink)
Wow! Snotty people!
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Re: World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017/04/06 18:55:52 (permalink)
It's very useful indeed :)
post edited by lonerjack - 2017/04/10 12:01:02
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