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#51 Post by Scott Zimmermann » December 26th, 2016, 2:50 pm

Just returned from Barcelona. I highly recommend LaSarte (a three Michelin star). It provided one of the best meals I ever had.

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#52 Post by johngonzales » January 6th, 2017, 9:54 am

Scott Zimmermann wrote:Just returned from Barcelona. I highly recommend LaSarte (a three Michelin star). It provided one of the best meals I ever had.
Now that you're retired you can work on that Berserker post count.

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#53 Post by Betty C » January 9th, 2017, 10:14 pm

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Italian:
Perbacco
Beretta

American:
Cockscomb
Universal Cafe (brunch)
House of Prime Rib
Hog Island Oyster Bar
Trou Normand
Little Skillet
Anchor Oyster Bar

Japanese:
Omakase - Sasaki, Kusakabe, or Yoshizumi (in San Mateo)
Saru
Mensho
Orenchi
Ebisu

Dim Sum:
HK Lounge on Geary at 18th (wait at the dive bar next door for the cheap Bloody Mary)
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#54 Post by Colby Scott » January 12th, 2017, 5:27 pm

Scott Zimmermann wrote:I highly recommend LaSarte (a three Michelin star). It provided one of the best meals I ever had.
Not trying to be a smartass, but isn't that to be expected from a Michelin 3 star?

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#55 Post by Scott Zimmermann » January 15th, 2017, 1:51 pm

I don't know how to reply to your question. Earlier during the trip we went to a two star in Rome that didn't live up to expectations (or two star rating). So ratings don't necessarily guarantee anything. Regardless I thought LaSarte was great.

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#56 Post by Colby Scott » January 15th, 2017, 6:19 pm

Scott Zimmermann wrote:I don't know how to reply to your question. Earlier during the trip we went to a two star in Rome that didn't live up to expectations (or two star rating). So ratings don't necessarily guarantee anything. Regardless I thought LaSarte was great.
Considering that it's immeasurably difficult to achieve, and men have committed suicide over losing their 3-star status, I would expect nothing less than a mind-blowing experience from visiting any 3-star establishment.

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#57 Post by Betty C » March 15th, 2017, 4:51 pm

Madrid
StreetXO (get in line 30 min before they open)
Vinoteca Moratin (make a reservation)

Salamanca
La Hoja 21

Caceres
Alboroque
Atrio (2-Michelin star restaurant that's on par with places like Manresa in CA, and a bargain at €149/person)

Seville
conTenedor
Casa Paco El Buen Comer
Carlos Baena

Ronda
Tropicana
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#58 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » May 16th, 2017, 10:29 pm

Barcelona:

Tickets
Pakta
Cinq Sentis

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#59 Post by dkwinter » June 20th, 2017, 12:57 pm

Toronto

Harbour 60 Steak House - Great steak and lobster. Huge wine list with big names but pricey.

Piano Piano - Casual, incredible Italian, Wood burning pizza and pasta.

Bar Isabel - Spanish inspired and casual.

Momofuku - If you know it, you love it...if you don't know it...go!

Joso's - best squid ink pasta and seafood.

Nami - consistent great sushi.
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#60 Post by Andrew M c C a b e » June 21st, 2017, 4:09 pm

We just returned from Italy and were lucky enough to be able to plan our trip around a reservation for dinner at Osteria Francescana. I woke up at 2 am Arizona time the day the reservations opened to secure this reservation (after around 15 minutes of the website being overrun with internet traffic). The meal was excellent. The wine pairing was very interesting. They served all white wine except with the "Camouflage Pigeon" in which they served a Primitivo. The meal was definitely memorable.
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#61 Post by Michael Bowden » September 6th, 2017, 12:14 pm

Andrew M c C a b e wrote:We just returned from Italy and were lucky enough to be able to plan our trip around a reservation for dinner at Osteria Francescana. I woke up at 2 am Arizona time the day the reservations opened to secure this reservation (after around 15 minutes of the website being overrun with internet traffic). The meal was excellent. The wine pairing was very interesting. They served all white wine except with the "Camouflage Pigeon" in which they served a Primitivo. The meal was definitely memorable.
While I understand you went with the pairing....did you look at the wine list any? Thoughts, etc..
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#62 Post by Jeff Rosenberg » May 27th, 2018, 4:00 pm

Looking for a restaurant with a good wine list in NYC tonight. We are at the theater near 49th and Broadway. Any recommendations?

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#63 Post by Michael O'Brien » December 9th, 2018, 9:56 am

Last week we had dinner at Eloise Chic Cuisine in Mexico City. Excellent food. Decent wine list. And by U.S. standards, quite reasonable.

http://eloise.rest/
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