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Match

Cookie | Nov 11, 2005 05:59 AM

A group of my colleagues and I went to Match for an early supper. We arrived at 6 and had a cool reception from a tall hostess. The place was empty but by the time we left at 8 PM there was not a seat to be found.

The setting is very cool and upbeat. A modern rectangular gas fire lights the room. The tables are close but comfortable. Grab a booth for a view of the room and comfort.

I had the calamari starter in plum sauce. It was delicious and a small portion. Another had the sate and enjoyed it. The lobster bisque comes with a large chunk in the center of the soup. Very good pronounced my friend.

We all had burgers. They are tiny. A table near of with brawny big men each ordered 3. Two is ample or one with a few apps. The lobster burger tasted more like a crab cake. Yummy. The seasoned fries were better than the huge cut onion rings.

Two had chocolate martinis not on the menu. They have "had better". The rest of us were going to a business meeting so passed on the martinis. BTW, for a martini bar, the menu is small.

Our tall blonde male waiter earned his 25% tip. He made our night after the chilly reception from the tall hostess. What is the management thinking?

Enjoy Match, we did.

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