sleek & modern
During my little hiatus, several new restaurants have popped up in our lovely city. One that we’ve had our eye on is Saveurs 209 — a little French restaurant downtown that’s been getting some rave reviews!
Parking is a little bit of a pickle (but it’s worth the little bit of trouble). There is no valet and street parking is tight. We found a spot in the St. Anthony’s lot for $10 — a little pricey but only a block and a half away. When we walked in the restaurant, we were pleasantly surprised by the cheerful modern decor. The small space seemed very open because of the white paint and orange accents. The cute orange lanterns and modern orange chairs were a nice touch! Continue reading
It’s hard to believe that the best burger I’ve had in town is at Lüke, a restaurant which is fashioned after the “Franco-German brasseries that once dominated New Orleans.” Burgers are not your standard French, German or New Orleans fare… but who cares?! Woohoo I finally found a yummy burger! Continue reading
Every couple of weeks, we go to dinner with friends of ours and alternate the restaurant choice. After a stinker on our part, our friends suggested Frederick’s for a special occasion, my birthday :). We’ve heard that Frederick’s is fabulous so we were excited about their choice. Frederick’s is touted as a Franco-Vietnamese restaurant. Truly, it seemed much more French than Vietnamese to me, but the food was delicious just the same. Continue reading