It’s been a long time since we wanted to try this place out, months and months. Rather delighted by Le Pichet in Seattle, French cuisine has been more on my radar. Often reserved a week or two in advance, it’s difficult to get a table and if you’re planning to walk in – good luck! Although there’s bar seating available, the seats at the tables are much more preferable. It’s a little bit more intimate than the open bar, for sure. Finally, a space opened up and I made reservations, over a week in advance.
After being seated promptly, with the reservations made 9 days in advanced, we were immersed into an atmosphere of pleasant conversation. There definitely is a romantic feel to the place. The popularity of this restaurant is no secret to anyone who’s tried to eat here. I bet Le Faux Bourgeois is a neighborhood favorite for many.
The food arrived at just the right time, you get a sense that the people running the restaurant know what they’re doing. The bread arrived first, and wow, what a treat! It was soft, fresh, unlike french bread that’s obviously been sitting out. But be careful not to get full from just the bread, food’s still coming!!
The entrees arrived next and they were a sight to behold.
Juicy, delicious, flavorful, is how’d I sum up this dish. Quite simply: the flavors worked together. I normally don’t eat a lot of lentils, and while usually they are bland, they were simmered and flavored to the point where you can’t admit they taste boring. A real treat, expertly cooked and crafted together.
Another great dish. The fish was cooked right, not overdone, soft, moist and flaky. The sauce matched the fish well and the potatoes were really good as well, went perfectly with the lemon parsley sauce. Fantastic.
Le Steak Frites
I didn’t get a chance to try this guy, but from our guests, they both agreed it was good. The fries were great and the meat was cooked well.