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Eating Out - March 23, 2012

High-flying French fare

Bon Vivant's cuisine hits the heights, even if the service and menu fall short

by Dale F. Bentson

The French restaurant has become an endangered species in these parts over the past decade. What survives is a handful of bistros and ubiquitous Med-fusion cafes, with menus including selections from Provence, Italy, Greece, Turkey, the Iberian Peninsula and sometimes Morocco. Nothing wrong with the notion, but French cooking is one of the great cuisines of the world that has been pushed to our local back burner.

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