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THE FRENCH LAUNDRY, Napa Valley – A Tasting Menu Worth Three Michelin Stars

Despite the difficulty in making reservations, I recommend the French Laundry for its carefully crafted courses and detailed service. The French Laundry and The Restaurant at Meadowood (read it here) are the only two restaurants with three Michelin stars ratings, but the French Laundry appealed to my tastes more. Having also dined at Per Se, also by Thomas Keller, I must say that the French Laundry provides a better experience in both food and service.  The three hour dinner (though my friends have experience five hours) is a relaxing experience that is also full of pleasant surprises. Dining in the two story restaurant (which was once used for French steam laundry) provides an intimate feeling along with the impeccable service. The menu changes according to that day’s freshest ingredients. Its daily menu is posted on its official website.

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