Stop in at the chef Alain Ducasse's St. Petersburg's outpost for a taste of modern and luxurious French food. The stylish restaurant, located inside a W hotel, predictably attracts a young and hip international crowd. The space is large, stylish, and contemporary, with a typical restaurant set-up of round and square tables next to couches as well as chairs. The lunch and dinner menus feature pumpkin soup with cottage-cheese gnocchi as well as several signature Ducasse dishes, such as local vegetables and rabbit cooked in the tureen-like "Cookpot" he invented and promotes at his restaurants. Other signature dishes include pumpkin soup with cottage cheese gnocchi, a pâté, and a baba au rhum. If you can't decide what you want for dinner, a six-course tasting menu is available (RUB2,600). The extensive breakfast menu includes a Bloody Mary that gets its heat through ginger, chili pepper, and horseradish.  

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