Ruhlman, forgive me: I really disliked The French Laundry

Yes, I said it, and now I'm standing here on the outskirts of humanity looking for some support.

Has anyone ever felt like this? Am I crazy? I have a full report on my website, but basically I felt that the service was chilly and that, not being especial friends of the house, we were rushed through the meal and touted onto the easiest selections rather than the best.

Shopsin's in Yountville? Not quite, but I wouldn't want to go back again. Anyone had a similar experience, or am I out of my mind?


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