Posts tagged with: French

Seattle

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,...

Las Vegas

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...

Walla Walla WA

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....

New Orleans

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...

Whistler BC

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...

San Diego

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...

Portland

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 03:32 pmFrench in the Pearl: Måurice. This is a small place and an interesting dining experience….described as a pastry luncheonette. So, you should...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:02 pmAn old favorite: Boat Street Kitchen (Cafe). It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been to this little jewel but my...

Orlando

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:59 pmLocal knowledge always helps: Le Gourmet Break. A nice breakfast spot in downtown Orlando…..I think it may be the first time I’ve...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:37 pmLike a little slice of Paris in the Pike Place Market area: Le Pichet. The menu is very typical of a small...

Chicago

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:56 pmOne of those special places: Le Colonial. I’ve been here once before several years ago and vowed to return. This is a...

Washington DC

Last updated on March 9th, 2019 at 02:47 pmI’d been here once before a few years ago and it was time for a second visit: Le Diplomate. Once again back...

New York

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 05:51 pmA unique experience at 1 World Trade Center and Brookfield Place: Beaubourg Part of Le District, an incredible French market in the...

New York

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 06:06 pmOne of my go to places in Manhattan: Balthazar One of several visits to this classic French bistro in the Soho area....

Seattle

Last updated on June 26th, 2018 at 10:46 amIf you are looking for French food with a view, this is the place: Maximilien We were entertaining guest from out of...

Seattle

Last updated on May 4th, 2019 at 08:59 pmFor breakfast, lunch and happy hour: Belle Epicurean. One of two in Seattle and this visit was to the location in Madison...

New Orleans

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 05:14 pmStill trying new places and this looked unlike the typical city fare: Compère Lapin. Located inside the Old No. 77 Hotel near the...

Philadelphia

Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:20 amBack in Philly: Laurel. Once again my flight in was late…..this time one and a half hours…barely made my reservation going straight...

Vancouver

Last updated on May 24th, 2019 at 05:08 pmHave been here before and will be back: Beaucoup. I have to admit I have a very weak spot for French pastries...

Seattle

Last updated on April 29th, 2018 at 10:23 pmLong time coffee spot on south Capitol Hill: Café Presse A sister to Le Pichet with a focus on coffee. Located very...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 06:18 pmAnother Seattle restaurant by Renee Erickson: Bar Melusine Described as an oyster bar with small plates and focused on the cuisine of Normandy...

Washington DC

Last updated on May 1st, 2019 at 04:33 pmThe new Vidalia: Honeysuckle. Vidalia was my go to place in DC and one of my favorite restaurants but it is no more....

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:41 pmDined here about a year ago: Homer St Cafe and Bar Housed in a Victorian styled building in a corner location the...

Seattle

Last updated on July 26th, 2018 at 11:02 amIf you’re visiting the Pike Place Market this small place is worth the find: Place Pigalle Small intimate French bistrot in the heart...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:01 pmAlways a solid experience for brunch: Bastille Café & Bar Nice Rosé and the eggs were good as well….....

Yountville CA

Last updated on January 2nd, 2019 at 09:56 pmGotta try: Bouchon Bakery. There isn’t anything in the bakery that isn’t excellent as evidenced by the line that forms daily, and all...

Queenstown NZ

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:13 pmNew Zealand cuisine with a French flair: The Bunker Nice Otago Pinot Noir followed by a Otago Bordeaux blend. Beautiful sunset with...

Yountville CA

Last updated on January 2nd, 2019 at 09:36 pmSimply put….incredible: Bouchon. Visit website...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:19 pmSmall intimate French style bistro in Madison Valley: LUC Trout almondine with pot de creme to end  ...

Seattle

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 02:45 pmBest bakery in Seattle: Bakery Nouveau. Twice baked almond croissants are to die for! Too bad you can’t just try everything at...

Seattle

Last updated on May 4th, 2019 at 09:20 pmOne of my favorite French restaurants in Seattle: Voilà! It is very French in a nice intimate space in Madison Valley. Give...

Sebastopol CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:24 pmExcellent French bistro in the heart of Sebastopol: K&L Bistro Started with baby greens with balsamic vinaigrette followed by Moules Marinières with...

Whistler BC

Last updated on September 16th, 2018 at 08:01 pmThe place for breakfast in Whistler: Crêpe Montagne. There are other places but if you are looking for a sit down breakfast this...

Napa Valley CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:25 pmA Napa classic: Auberge du Soleil This is another one of those places that needs to be on your bucket list. The...

Birmingham AL

Last updated on December 23rd, 2018 at 12:15 amNever disappoints: Highlands Bar and Grill. The service is impeccable and the food cannot be beat. Best described as Southern French fusion...

Yountville CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:27 pmGreat French bistro in a town with great restaurants: Bistro Jeanty Typical French style green salad and French Onion soup followed by...

Seattle

Last updated on August 31st, 2019 at 10:12 pmGreat dinner, as always: Pair. One of our go to restaurants in Seattle because it never ever disappoints. It’s all about small...

Seattle

Last updated on April 13th, 2019 at 02:59 pmThis is a branch of the restaurant by the same name in San Francisco: RN74 Markets itself as a French restaurant and...