Posts Tagged ‘Bistro’

October 6, 2011 Off

Chez Maman (San Francisco: Potrero Hills)

By in 04: SF+Bay Area, Favorite Food Entries

One of my most favorite places in SF was at Potrero Hills, an area that’s deemed too far away (in SF standard) and access can be inconvenient without a car. But up there is a charming little neighborhood where a tiny French bistro called Chez Maman is located. My foodie friend Ludo (giving credit where it’s […]

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November 16, 2010 4

Chic Wine Bar (Wilshire Vista)

By in 07: Mid-Wilshire

With great neighbourhood gems like Bloom and Paper or Plastik cafe, Wilshire Vista has become an area we go to a lot. Another great gem on this stretch of Pico Blvd is Chic Wine bar, a place that defines what a great neighbourhood hangout should be: good vibe, good food and good price. At first I wasn’t […]

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July 10, 2008 5

La Vie (Rosemead)

By in 01: San Gabriel, Favorite Food Entries

My friend told me about a Vietnamese family run French bistro hidden in a strip mall in a working class neighborhood with predominately Asian eateries. Have to admit now I’m ashamed that I didn’t come here sooner! Joan and I took our parents here. The menu is classic French, each entree costs around $15-19 (soup, […]

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November 2, 2007 4

Le Baratin (Paris: Belleville)

By in 01: Paris, Favorite Food Entries

We went to lunch at Le Baratin, so that we can also see Belleville, a historically working-class + immigrant + multi-ethnic neighborhood. It’s very sleepy during the day, as it’s more of a nightlife area. Le Baratin is a very homely feel bistro + winebar. It has a good selection of organic wine (very good). […]

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October 30, 2007 3

La Ravigote (Paris: Bastille)

By in 01: Paris, Favorite Food Entries

Again we read about this restaurant from this book that it specialized in Ravigote sauce. From wiki: Ravigote is a classic French sauce that’s based on Velouté sauce cut with white wine vinegar, with dijon mustard, finely chopped, sautéed shallots/onions, capers and herbs. Our mouth watered just from reading about it. They served it with […]

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