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Paris restuarant itinerary and question on new CLAJ menu

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Paris restuarant itinerary and question on new CLAJ menu

nickr | Sep 4, 2012 07:37 AM

Hello,

This is my first post on CH, but I've been a long-time follower and really appreciate all the great insights on this board and others.

Below is my itinerary for my trip to Paris next weekend and I wanted some feedback.

Friday night - Spring
Saturday night - Chez L'Ami Jean
Sunday night - Christophe
Monday lunch - Ze Kitchen Galerie
Tuesday lunch - Le Casse Noix

1) My specific question is as follows: I had originally planned this itinerary to try to balance "newer" styles (Spring, ZKG) with the more traditional. My preference is the more traditional style food and now I am concerned that the changed menu at CLAJ will skew too heavily towards the "new". My wife and I had been to CLAJ previously and loved the prior approach. Thoughts on whether I'm right to be concerned?

I'm not going to change my CLAJ reservation either way, but was thinking that perhaps I should boot ZKG for something else instead. In the past, we really liked Regalade - St Honore but am open to other suggestions.

2) Saw another chain about the topic but didn't see the ultimate result -- are there in fact 2 wine lists at Spring? What price range per bottle should I expect to be in? Is something good for under 40eur unrealistic? Don't mind paying for quality, but...

Many thanks
Nick

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