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Le Bec Fin
1523 Walnut St.
tel: +1 215-567-1000
Let it not be said that Georges Perrier is afraid of change. It might take him a while, but the culinary impresario of Le Bec-Fin is making adaptations to attract younger diners to his French restaurant. Now, select the six-course menu for $138, or a four-course option, priced at $90 and served Monday through Thursday. Ensconced in a gorgeous setting with crystal chandeliers, waited upon by tuxedoed staff, enjoy wonders such as the signature crab cake, seared scallops with tomato salsa, poached salmon in olive oil or pork tenderloin with truffle mashed potatoes. And, as always, master sommelier Christophe Tassan will gently guide you through the restaurant’s impressive wine list which leans heavily towards the borders of France while acknowledging new-world and American options. Another element that has not changed and should not is the all-you-can-eat dessert cart with its rum-soaked genoise, coffee cake and divine mocha-flavored opera cake. In case four courses don’t do it for you, lose your mind with the chef’s ten-course dégustation menu