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7/25/10 La Voile, Back Bay: Didn't Float My Boat

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7/25/10 La Voile, Back Bay: Didn't Float My Boat

opinionatedchef | | Jul 25, 2010 11:02 PM

Service was friendly and professional ; drinks well made, good wines by the glass, comfy room w/ good AC on a hot humid night. But the menu lacks oomph.It reads like frozen-in-time Chez Jean(before there was Chez Henri.) Lots of rich winter hearty dishes like lamb stew and lobster w/ bisque sauce. But where are the light sparkly summery french dishes? Scallops caesar, foie gras terrine, aforementioned lobster, Striped Bass w/ Mushroom sauce,all well prepared but unmemorable.Very boring dessert options. Used up some certificates; not likely to return. Much prefer the food at Aquitaine on Tremont St.

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La Voile
261 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116

Chez Henri
1 Shepard Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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