I'm not always a huge fan of classic French cooking -- nothing is more dissatisfying than a poorly made version of a dish my grandparents might have ordered on their first date -- but then, it's not every day that I wander into a restaurant owned by Philippe Jeanty. In case you've never heard of him, M. Jeanty spent 20 years in the kitchen at Yountville's Domaine Chandon restaurant and winery before opening that town's highly regarded Bistro Jeanty. Both are a bit farther away than I normally care to drive. Fortunately, Jeanty has now made things easier for all of us city dwellers by opening Jeanty at... More >>>
Ooh La La: Step into the casually grand Jeanty at
Jack's and you'll realize they just don't make
brasseries like this anymore.