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Moulin Rouge: Should I have their filet dinner or just go for the breasts?

Moulin Rouge: Should I have their filet dinner or just go for the breasts?

May 31st, 2009, 12:24 PM
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Moulin Rouge: Should I have their filet dinner or just go for the breasts?

My friend wants to see Moulin Rouge. I said OK.

Now she says that her friends have told her dinner is fantastic and she wants to go for the dinner too. I love my friend, would go through thick and thin for her, but dinner at Moulin Rouge is pushing it.

For those who have had a Moulin Rouge dinner, is it as bad as the reviews say? I know it's overpriced but we have to eat somewhere that night.

Merci!
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May 31st, 2009, 12:40 PM
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Great title!

If if means so much to your friend, I'd probably go even though the reviews are terrible. Like you said, you have to eat. Just think of this as going through "the thick" for her. Maybe she'll even treat you...

In almost twenty trips to Paris, we've never been to MR so look forward to your report.
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May 31st, 2009, 12:53 PM
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When I saw the title I was reminded of "To Catch A Thief" where Grace Kelly says to Cary Grant ' Do you want a leg or a breast? '
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May 31st, 2009, 02:14 PM
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The food is why I would go to MR.
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May 31st, 2009, 03:19 PM
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I wouldn't do this even for my bestest friend in the world. But thankfully she'd never ask.

Can you bring a sandwich?
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May 31st, 2009, 03:29 PM
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I haven't been there but I think you'll be safest with the breasts. This is gonna be a great thread!
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May 31st, 2009, 03:41 PM
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The food isn't all that great; the show is a lot better than the food..whatever you do, honor their dress code which they ENFORCE.
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May 31st, 2009, 04:29 PM
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This will be a great thread!

>> whatever you do, honor their dress code which they ENFORCE.

... no doubt an opening for some ironic humor ...
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May 31st, 2009, 04:43 PM
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Who says the breasts won't disappoint? I could tell you some stories ...
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May 31st, 2009, 05:10 PM
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What ever you do, stay away from the cassolette.
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May 31st, 2009, 05:16 PM
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What a waste of an evening in Paris. Let you friend go alone and do something actually interesting - as if you were French.
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May 31st, 2009, 05:44 PM
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Cold - didn't you meet your wife at MR?
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May 31st, 2009, 05:48 PM
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I'm with nytravler. Let your friend go to the Moulin Rouge and totally upstage her by going to Au Lapin Agile and have a ball.
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May 31st, 2009, 05:54 PM
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One wonders how many of the people here who have said"do something else" have actually BEEN to the MR
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May 31st, 2009, 06:13 PM
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I have not been, but the web site says the dinner plus show will cost you from €150 to €180 each, depending on which menu you choose. The show alone would be €98 for the show only.

OUCH!

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May 31st, 2009, 06:27 PM
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I disliked MR and would have been even more ticked off if I'd eaten there as well.

There are some great little places to eat very nearby. In fact, we had the best french onion soup ever just down the road from MR.
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May 31st, 2009, 09:36 PM
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I would be delighted to see what it's like if I were not paying.
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May 31st, 2009, 10:19 PM
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Shuler,

I know you want to please your young lady, but there is an old saying that is crude, but correct; "The ##%@ing you get is not worth the ##%@ing you get!"

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Jun 1st, 2009, 07:26 AM
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Thanks for the wonderful replies. Looks like I'll be going to Moulin Rouge, dinner, breasts and all. I'll nipple on the my glass of champagne and hope for something better than a medicore run of the red mill program.
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Jun 1st, 2009, 08:05 AM
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Maybe you could kindly suggest that she read some of the reviews of the food. That might change her mind. Haven't been, but I expect the food would be mediocre at best and expensive. The show? Well, if I was with someone who wanted to go I would cheerfully go along and probably get some enjoyment out of it...just the novelty of it would be amusing. It's not on my must do list though.
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