I'm planning a birthday dinner and have narrowed it down to Masa's and Fleur de Lys. Does anyone have recent experiences at either of these places that could offer insight on which would be best for our needs?
There will be 4 of us - we definitely want a "special" experience and will probably opt for a tasting menu. We want a comfortable yet exciting/innovative experience and, obviously, wonderful food. Not interested in stuffy, just want a place where we can feel pampered by the service and intrigued by the food.
We've all been to Fleur de Lys, and are considering it because it seems like a solid bet: great food, comfortable yet special surroundings, intuitive service. None of us have been to Masa's, but know from its past reputation that it is supposed to be an incredible place --- but how is it right now?
Coi, Saison, Benu, La Folie, and the Ritz have all been discounted for various reasons - these really are the two I've narrowed it down to.
So does anyone have strong feeling of support or scorn for either of these places?Any insight is much appreciated.
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