I have been to Atelier Robuchon in New York. I did not love it. I enjoyed it; but felt it was somewhat overpriced and under-portioned. For about same price as a Parisian 2 or 3-star prix-fixe lunch, it did not come close (though this is a little bit apples and oranges). Incidentally, Mr. Robuchon was there, and quite friendly....I will be in Paris soon, and I am thinking about going to the location there. For anyone who has been to both, is the Paris location different...superior...similar?
On a separate subject, can anyone tell me about Spoon and Cristal Room Baccarat. I am a fan of Starck's, but I have not been to either of these places. How is the atmosphere? The Food?