Next (Paris 1906)

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I was fortunate to be invited to a dinner featuring the inaugural menu of Grant Achatz’s new Next restaurant.

He was my friend’s client so we were comped, but we didn’t know until the end.

My favorite dishes were the fillet of sole with a crawfish mousse, and, of course, the roasted pressed duck.  The Chinese do duck well (e.g. Sun Wah Bbq), but this was so flavorful.

It is a great concept and I also appreciate the business model:  sell (out) tickets in advance, and keep the same menu for three months so you don’t waste any food.

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One comment on “Next (Paris 1906)

  1. […] listed it in their top 20 new restaurants of 2012.  I’m not sure I would place it above Next as the top pick, but it was really very good.  Chef Chris Nugent and his wife were delightful. […]

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