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élan review

I have always thought that élan was French for panache or flair, but I stand corrected. Turns out it’s just a dandy way of describing “shortage of oomph”. 498 more words

New York Restaurants

Dinner at Olive, Cuba Street

We’re slowly working our way through the Wellington restaurants in our Lonely Planet guide, most of which seem to be on Cuba Street. This suits us just fine because, being the cool cats that we are, we fit in perfectly there. 503 more words


Ris de Veau Braises (Braised Sweetbreads) Julia Child Recipe

Sweetbreads are so tender and delicious. I first discovered them in France and have loved them ever since. I’m glad that Dartagnan carries organic sweetbreads. They are the thymus gland and/or pancreas of a calf. 193 more words



Bottlefork balances its bar and its kitchen perfectly in the heart of River North (Chicago) with charcuterie plates, a wide selection of drinks (especially beers), and appetizers that satisfy your taste buds before you even get to the larger plates. 389 more words


Meauxbar Bistro (French Quarter, New Orleans, LA)

Meauxbar is a trendy bar and restaurant located in the French Quarter. There’s definitely a mixed crowd…businessmen, couples, and large groups. It’s fitting for most groups except young families, obviously! 240 more words