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Brunch at Marseille--great rec!


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Brunch at Marseille--great rec!

kimie | Sep 18, 2006 11:33 PM

After reading many reviews of Marseille (44th & 9th), I decided to try it out for brunch yesterday afternoon. It was a great recommendation! Thank you so much. I had a drink called le pamplemousse, which was a well crafted grapefruit martini, and my husband had a ruby red sunrise, which was equally delicious. We both started off with a nutella croissant--which was very rich, but very fresh. The croissant was perfectly flaky and buttery--and the nutella took it to a whole new place! I had the eggs benedict with smoked salmon. The eggs were cooked perfectly--which is a big thing with me. The hollandaise sauce was perfect, and the smoked salmon was delicious. It was served with a very small mesculin salad tossed in a lemon vinagrette and a small amount of diced pan-fried potatoes tossed in basil oil. My husband had the steak frites--which he loved. The steak was cooked perfectly, and the french fries were superb. The best part was the dessert! I ordered the carmel apple ravioli served with almond frozen custard. This was amazing--and all I can think about is when I can go back for more! I was so into my dessert that I cannot remember what my husband ordered! We also ordered cappuccinos--which were great. The total bill with tip was only $95.

Thanks again for the rec--I hope this helps someone else. If you have been to Marseille for dinner--let me know what you thought--and what you ordered...

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