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phx - anyone try sens yet?


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phx - anyone try sens yet?

winedubar | Oct 29, 2008 04:30 PM

its johnny chu's of fate fame's new spot.

we rsvp'd like good kiddies for last wednesday's event. which im not sure even made a difference since they were accepting both reservations and walk-ins for seating in the restaurant portion. so it went from 'vip event' to 'come on down the doors are open'. whatever, i mean lets give it a shot, right? let's try the appetizer's and sake and see if we can get a feel for the place and the food. right?


so we got there, it was packed. they were seating people in the restaurant, who in theory were waiting to eat. but sens and its open kitchen didn't appear to be cooking food. there were no appetizers being passed, as per the invite. no sampling taking place. and no food being cooked, or coming out of the kitchen.

even worse - its packed bar didn't seem to serve anyone a drink in the 20 minutes we were there.

so we left. after a group of people who had also given up. and followed by another group of people who'd also given up waiting to buy some drinks.

its not often you leave a free food and sake tasting event. but there was no sake or food to be seen. and we would have paid, we were STARVING

so we went to cheuvront's, which i have to say has turned in to my 'never let me down' spot. their frommagier is spot on, and they have some amazing cheese on the menu.

so i digress, the evening did end perfectly.

but sens start? not so much. at least not for us. anyone else have a different experience or even try it yet?

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