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Lackluster lunch @ Marea

kosmose7 | Nov 4, 2013 11:50 AM

First of all, sorry to write complaints two times in a row. I am not the kind of person who nags about the food all the time. When I dine out, I try to enjoy it myself, act gently, give my servers nice smile, and ignore minor mistakes.

That said, I had lunch at Marea today.

Since it hardly changes the menu, it was my first visit after 3 to 4 months.

Assortment of three crudos was great as usual.

Tagliatelle with white truffles.... Well, I now Marea is one of the places for expense accounts and I fully understand they charge really a lot. But still, they charge $149 per portion (or a supplement of $129 for prix fixe) and they were so~~~ skimpy with the white truffles! (first photo)

Especially compared to tagliatelle I had at The NoMad a couple weeks ago for $120, which practically covered the plate!! (second photo)

And tagliatelle itself was too greasy with too much olive oil that oil was dripping when I was eating it.... (third photo)

I used to like Marea when it just opened.

Well... I have just crossed out another restaurant from my regular go to list. Sad....

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