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sharon

Nice write up, you should do more of them.

Toronto Star, March 19, 2005
"It's a dining adventure, by George"

http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&call_pageid=971358637177&c=Article&cid=1111059299914&DPL=IvsNDS%2f7ChAX&tacodalogin=yes

Chris

Here's an email from a respected colleague, about her recent experience at George:

"I went to George for my birthday, this past Saturday.
I was a bit disappointed. Here is my rating for the place, out of five
stars:

1. Food: 3.5 stars (disappointed with 2 out of 5 courses)
2. Value: 3.5 stars
3. Service: 4 stars (the waiter told me that Tasmania is part of New
Zealand)
4. Ambiance: 4 stars.

For the amount I paid for the meal, about $150 per person, 5 course
with wine, by the glass, for me (I did the pairing) and a 6 course
tasting menu with wine for my companion, I expect something near perfection, but
it wasn't even close. This does not mean I won't go back there again. I
believe in second chances :-) I just would not go right away. There are
so many other restaurants in Toronto to try."

The best restaurant critics never rely on a single visit for their evaluation. It's a huge challenge for restaurateurs to maintain consistency of food and service.

Chris

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