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#61 Wilfrid

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Posted 08 December 2018 - 11:21 PM


I feared its reputation might be justified. I have to eat here before I die, or shortly thereafter.


Although I want to be clear: the venison, for example, wasn't amazingly fabulous the way a similar dish was at Andre Soltner's Lutece. It was only really really good.

And eaten underneath a Chagall in the most unpretentious setting you could imagine for such.

Well yes, it’s the history and setting and tradition. I mean the baby pig feet at Botin are not the pinnacle of gastronomy, but they’re good and you’re at Botin.

#62 Wilfrid

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Posted 08 December 2018 - 11:23 PM

What I am seeing in most of these posts is that you can eat in Zurich like you eat in Prague, but the execution is much, much better.

(I think I have a 90 percent chance of going to Prague again in the spring, and I am very positive about that.)

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Posted 08 December 2018 - 11:55 PM

More like Vienna than Prague. You’re not gonna get pig’s knuckles here.
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Posted 08 December 2018 - 11:56 PM

But yeah execution is much much better than in Prague.
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Posted 09 December 2018 - 12:03 AM

Prague brings out the vulgar eater in me. The duck or pig may not be great, but it’s five bucks so can I have another one, and another beer.

This may be cringeworthy, but it’s when cheap “ethnic” restaurants are serving European bistro food. I may regret this post.

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Posted 09 December 2018 - 12:07 AM

It’s also not cheap.
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Posted 09 December 2018 - 12:14 AM

This is not a surprise.

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Posted 09 December 2018 - 05:18 PM

This may be cringeworthy, but it’s when cheap “ethnic” restaurants are serving European bistro food.

 

Bet you never went to Doma Na Rohu.  (OK, cheap is relative.)


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