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Overall CID rating 3.75 out of 5

Thumbs Up: value for the dollar, service

Thumbs Down: the trout

Recommendations: Try the $39.95 Five Course Prix-Fixe Menu for the best value. The menu does change often so check out the website for the latest L’Ecole has to offer.

“CID Highlight” – Passion Fruit Baked Alaska: CID Rating 4.5 out of 5

Omelette Norvegienne aux fruit de la passion

I have had baked alaska on several occassions but this by far is the tastiest interpretation I’ve had. The torched cream, frozen passion fruit filling and crust was perfectly layered for every satisfying bite.

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After many battles and much hesitation, I found myself at the front door of Momofuku Ssam Bar last night. Countless negative reviews from my trusted friends that have been to the Momofuku Noodle Bar have kept me away. But the never ending praise for the Momofuku Ssam Bar from top notch critics and magazines kept me wondering, “Could there really be such a difference between two shops that are owned by the same chefs and have the same influence?” I’ve never been to the noodle bar and don’t plan on it. The opinions are unanimous and I don’t have the luxury of spending $$$ just to confirm for myself that a place is bad. As for Momofuku Ssam, I had to try it not just for myself but for my fellow cids that are always kicking themselves for trying a place for the hype. Let me save you the time and money by going myself. Yes, I am a bit sadistic.


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