Thursday, February 13, 2014

Bouchon Bistro

Thomas Keller is a genius. I did meet him once in person (*EEP!*) and he was nice and gracious. Going to The French Laundry is a big, big dream of mine ... as well as going to all his other restaurants in Yountville. However, there is a Bouchon Bistro in Beverly Hills and it's relatively easy and much cheaper to get my fix of his food there. Bouchon was a part of DineLA recently, so it was the perfect opportunity to make another visit.

salade de betteraves - roasted beets, Tom Thumb lettuce, orange suprêmes, red wine vinaigrette

soup du jour - carrot, crispy pepitas

coq au vin  - red wine  braised chicken, bacon lardons, button mushrooms, pearl onions, sauce au vin rouge

risotto aux champignons - wild mushrooms, parmesan foam

bouchons - valrhona chocolate brownies, Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream

tarte au citron - lemon tart

The meal was on the outdoor patio and of course, this "winter" in Los Angeles has been anything but. I think it's 80degrees today. Sorry, East Coast. Stay warm!

Bouchon Bistro
235 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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