We made last minute reservations for a party of 4 to celebrate a very special 50th birthday on Saturday night. None of our party had ever been before to Dosa but we were all eager to try it. The service was excellent, and on a cold and rainy evening it was nice to be greeted warmly and given a table promptly. We were seated upstairs and told about some of the unique cocktails on the menu. The Peony is excellent and rather different. It is a gin based cocktail with coconut milk, curry agave nectar and was delicious. Guests at our table also enjoyed some non alcoholic cocktails and they were terrific as well. Very fresh and artisnal in the presentation. Our waiter was friendly, well versed on the menu and had terrific positive energy. He truly wanted to suggest things that we might enjoy. The organic yogurt appetizer with tamarind and lentils was a huge hit, and the shredded duck was delicious. Our favorite appetizer was the waiter suggested Chenai chicken, spicy and unique in flavor and presentation. We moved on to the entrees and the masala dosa is not to be missed. It is gigantic and the accompanying chutneys are our of this world. We also tried the halibut steamed in banana leaves with coconut rice, and an outstanding prawn Marsala. Each course was described, and served beautifully by the kitchen runners. We were impressed at how seamlessly the dishes were described, ordered, and presented. The only part of our experience as a disappointing lack of acknowledgement from anyone that it was a 50th birthday celebration. The reservations were clearly discussed with the Restaurant, and were made by phone to make sure this was known. The waiter obviously didn't know, when we checked in for our table there wasn't a mention of it, and when it came time for dessert there wasn't any mention of it. Since this was a milestone birthday it was disappointing to have it ignored by the staff.
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