I just went to Corduroy on Saturday night and enjoyed the food- lived up to the comments on this board that the food is simple and relies on the quality of the ingredients. I also had read that they have a prix fixe option, however when we arrived, we were only given the prix fixe menu. I asked the waiter if there was an a la carte menu, and she said it was the same and dissuaded us from seeing it. Since we were planning on 3 courses anyway, we stuck with the prix fixe.
Looking back at the web when we got home, I think we got ripped off- 3 of the 4 of us would have paid less a la carte for the same items. My dinner would have been $48 a la carte- I paid $59 ($55 + a $4 surcharge for the cheese dessert, which is the same price as all the other desserts on the a la carte menu).
In addition, previous posters said that Corduroy charged $15 for corkage- we were charged $25.
An otherwise enjoyable evening that is now tainted because I feel that we got "taken."