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No. 9 Park Restaurant Review: A special event is one reason to come to this French and Italian restaurant, but serious foodies, fans of chef-owner Barbara Lynch, and those with unlimited expense accounts round out the crowd. Lynch has made a name for herself with a wide range of eateries to her credit, including B&G Oysters, The Butcher Shop, Sportello, Stir, Drink and Menton. The interior is comfortably designed with muted taupes and dark woods. Diners may splurge on the daily changing seven-course tasting menu, which includes dishes like her famously rich prune-stuffed gnocchi with seared foie gras and toasted almonds in a vin santo glaze. You may also find a rustic Colorado lamb saddle or a duet of Peking duck with lavender, honey and rhubarb. Desserts round out the evening with roasted white chocolate cremeux and the seasonal pineapple clafoutis. The bar menu offers intriguing options as well for less-dear prices, such as fried oysters, sweet potato croquettes or risotto Milanese.