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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 weekly changing chef’s tasting menu ($125), which includes dishes like her famously rich prune-stuffed gnocchi with seared foie gras and toasted almonds in a vin santo glaze (also available à la carte). You may also find Berkshire pork with persimmon, heirloom baby chicories and buttermilk aïoli. Desserts round out the evening with possibilities like a sweet potato phyllo purse with ginger, honey and toasted meringue. The bar menu offers intriguing options as well for less-dear prices, such as salmon crudo or steak frites. The wine list highlights varietals from Italy, France, Austria and Germany, but there is also a selection of artisanal American wines. No. 9 Park hosts a monthly themed class on mixing cocktails.