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Le Pois Penche brunch - Mehhh

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Le Pois Penche brunch - Mehhh

KayceeK | May 19, 2009 03:32 PM

I felt compelled to write a review of the Sunday brunch we had at Le Pois Penche.
They must have thought we had the whole afternoon to spend; the restaurant was nowhere near full, and yet it still took over an hour for our mains to arrive.
My hubby, who ordered from the 2-course Prix-Fixe menu, received his "carpaccio" soon enough. Since when did dried up prosciutto equal carpaccio? It was served with some sliced grapes on top...uninspired, and unexpected.
For mains, hubby had the eggs benedict, and declared he'd had better hollandaise sauce at Ricky's All Day Grill.
My egg white omelet was fine, although it arrived with ham instead of mushrooms as I had ordered. After an hour's wait, I didn't feel like sending it back. Our friend's omelet was perfectly fine, but then again...it's an omelet...you'd think it would be hard to screw up. At $9 plus $1.50 for every add-on, definitely not worth the price. One half-cherry tomato and sugar snap pea as garnish - yahoo.

All served with a heaping side of disdain from our surly waiter. Wouldn't go back; glad I decided to just waste a brunch there and not dinner.

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