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French

Croissant Los Angeles

Petit Trois Le Valley Chocolate Croissant (Food of the Week)

Petit Trois Le Valley is the more spacious Sherman Oaks spinoff of a Hollywood hit from chef Ludo Lefebvre, his wife/marketing mastermind Krissy, and their accomplished chef-partners Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo. The bistro...
Breakfast Sandwich Los Angeles

Viviane Fried Egg & Porchetta Ham Hoagie (Dose of Vitamin P)

Viviane Restaurant, the stylish restaurant in Avalon Beverly Hills from Bombet Hospitality Group and chef Michael Hung, has quickly become a fashionable hub for booze-soaked brunch by the pool. Even though Kelly Wearstler designed...
Salad Los Angeles

Terrine Broccoli & Chicory Salad (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

At Terrine in Mid-City Los Angeles, chef Kris Morningstar is best known for his charcuterie and meat preparations. He recently launched lunch with business partners Stephane Bombet and Francois Renaud, and Terrine’s lunch menu...
Pork San Francisco

Monsieur Benjamin Pork (Dose of Vitamin P)

Fine dining chefs going (somewhat) more casual has been trending for awhile. For example, The French Laundry legend Thomas Keller has opened a string of Bouchon bistros and Bouchon Bakeries. In San Francisco, one...
French Food San Diego

Addison Pithivier Hiver (Food of the Week)

Several dishes from Chef William Bradley’s dinner at Addison, the marquee restaurant on the grounds of The Grand Del Mar resort could have qualified as my Food of the Week. Bradley’s Alaskan King crab...
Pastry Los Angeles

Maison Giraud Chocolate Hazelnut Kouign Amann (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

Don’t call it Nutella. Yes, at Maison Giraud, the French restaurant in bucolic Pacific Palisades from Alain Giraud and wife Catherine, pastry chef Noubar Yessayan produces his own version on the famed chocolate hazelnut...