Ideas for a Signature Dish for a Friend's Restaurant?

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Q: Friends are starting their own restaurant. Currently they are looking for inspiration for their "signature meal". The restaurant is situated in a historic site so something traditional (or European) would be perfect. Can your readers offer some general inspiration?What's your favourite meal at your favourite restaurant?

Sent by Maria

Editor: Maria, when it comes to ordering dinner at a restaurant with a European focus, I usually go with long-braised meats — they are so comforting and flavorful. Here are a couple favorite recipes from our archives:

Birthday Boeuf Bourguignon from Amanda Hesser
Recipe: A Simple Duck Ragu

Readers, do you have any suggestions for a signature dish at a European restaurant?


Related: Easy Entertaining: Do You Have a Signature Dish?

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