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Is it still worth trying Per Se without Benno?

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Is it still worth trying Per Se without Benno?

nsp216 | Feb 2, 2010 08:54 AM

My husband and I made a reservation for dinner at Per Se on Sunday, Feb. 8th, 2010, hoping that we would be able to catch Jonathan Benno before he left. I called today, to find out that his last day was last weekend! This might be a silly question, but is it still worth trying Per Se without Benno? We actually just missed Corey Lee when we ate at French Laundry this past summer, and we had a less than stellar experience. I'm sure the other chefs who remain at Per Se are wonderful, but I'm just a bit wary of spending that much on a meal again when a kitchen is going through transition.

Any thoughts? Thanks!

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