Articles posted in ‘French’

La Sirene

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Rachel and Brandon met us for dinner at La Sirene La Sirene on Sunday night. The little BYOB Bistro didn’t look all that appealing and the bench seats against the wall were uncomfortable. The menu did appeal to me, seeing some classics with some less common dishes mixed in, but they were out of the […]

Steak Frites

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Lily’s send off party was held at Steak Frites Steak Frites, at the new location in Tribeca. I never went to the previous Union Square location, but I heard it was quite popular. I wonder if it was better in the original spot because Lon and I were pretty disappointed in this experience, and […]

Resto Leon

Saturday, March 8, 2008

Resto Leon Resto Leon looks like the standard French Bistro in New York, mostly wood, a bit of dark red, and some mirrors. It’s dimly lit by candles set on tables packed closely together and the bench (against the wall) I was sitting on grew distractingly uncomfortable by the end of the meal. […]

Jules Bistro

Sunday, February 10, 2008

I went to Jules Bistro Jules Bistro many years ago and I can’t remember at all what I ate. Today, I went for brunch at Jules Bistro and I’ll probably forget about it soon too. So, I probably won’t be back but I don’t necessarily mean that you shouldn’t go. Let me explain.There was nothing […]


Monday, July 3, 2006

The menu here at Gavroche very French and the wait staff wear cute red neckerchiefs. We wandered in unexpectedly because it suddenly started pouring rain so we didn’t continue towards our planned destination.
We started with the fish board which was an abundant portion of various smoked fish served with creme fraiche, capers, […]