Posts tagged with: French

Happy but a bit sad: Bistro Shirlee. Recently acquired by Renee Erickson, Saint Helens has been remade into Bistro Shirlee. While I’m sad to see the loss of Saint Helens, Shirlee is a great remake of the former. The space is the same, including the deck area and fire pit. It remains a great space......
Continue Reading →
  • Bardot "Street View"
Dinner for 50: Bardot Brasserie. As I’ve mentioned, I don’t usually review a restaurant in detail unless I have the experience alone or with only a few people. The reason being that the menu for dinners like this are essentially fixed which doesn’t allow one to really make choices you might like nor does it......
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:12 pmSeriously good French cuisine: Brasserie Four. This place really has it all….nice bar, French bistrot food and a great selection of wines. We started with the chicken liver pâté to share….it’s a large portion…a terrine…so no issues with sharing the dish. The pâté was mild and the......
  • Street View
Dinner for 30: Galatoire’s It’s been a number of years since my last visit to this Bourbon Street classic that first opened its doors in 1905. As I’ve mentioned in post like this, I hesitate to review group dinners since the menu is typically limited. So, keep that in mind as you read on. We......
  • Alta Bistro Street View
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:45 pmA new favorite place: Alta Bistro. Described as modern French, the menu, while limited, had very interesting choices. The wine list is extensive….one of the most extensive I’ve seen in Whistler. French options represented the classic areas…Rhône, Bordeaux and Burgundy. Also available are old world and new......
Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 03:08 pmFrench in SoCal: Parc Bistro. In the Banker’s Hill area of the city….basically just east of the airport. Thought we should go in a French direction rather than Italian……..although this place had a bit of both so it’s not really purely French. Started with the charcuterie board......