Anyone been to these? I went to Central. It was fine. Decent, interesting. Waitstaff seemed to think they were better than you. It was alright. I don’t get it. I’ve never been to other “word class” kind of joints, so I don’t know if that’s to be expected. As it always in life, I guess, nothing lives up to the hype.
Well, I’ve been to none of them.
Seems like Lima is a good place to eat out.
Do any of them serve the Bloomin’ Onion? I don’t see how the top 50 has anything except branches of Outback.
Le Benardin was fine. I guess it would make the cut of my personal top 10.
At Central you also had the here’s a tiny little piece of food that looks like a sampler but is in fact the “full” entree thing. Is there a word for this? It’s served on a giant plate too. With something drizzled nearby.
I am more than happy with the great restaurants in New Haven… also a lot cheaper once you factor in travel costs
What are the other 9?
The best restaurant I’ve eaten at in NY is The Four Seasons, I hear that’s moving/closing?
Not really that big on/rich enough for fine dining, although I have eaten at Canlis in Seattle more times than I should have.
What, no bbq joints!?
If you find yourself in Brooklyn, Palo Santo is hard to beat.
Sadly, it looks as if Arrows of Maine is no more. I suspect if I googled more of my favourites I would see them closed as well.
Well, looks like Fishy-Fishy is still going in Ireland.
I remember a fabulous restaurant we found in Buenos Aires in the San Telmo area - hidden behind a completely unmarked door.
I think it might have been this one.
I’ve been to L’arpege (#12) in Paris. It was good, but I was so jet-lagged that I hardly remember many details except that I’m 90% sure the chef was sleeping with the sommelier. I’ve also been to The French Laundry (#50) which is easily the best meal I’ve ever had in my life.
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