French Restaurants


Elma's Brasserie — Restaurant Review

At the outset, I must clarify that Brasserie is a French word alluding to a French restaurant that has a relaxed ambience and serves alcoholic beverages and food. Elma’s has two outlets in Delhi: their cafe in Hauz Khas Village and their restaurant at Lodhi Colony. Very few places in Delhi serve high tea, and(…)

Published On: Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
Paris (Philadelphia) - Restaurant Review

Paris (Philadelphia) - Restaurant Review

Paris is a perfect study in the everlasting conflict between marketing and reality. The place is marketed, and brilliantly so, if I might add, as Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia’s version of a genuine Parisian bistro. However, as well and good as that all is, this is a business, run by someone in the United States, and(…)

Published On: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
Café Sparrow, Santa Cruz - Restaurant Review

Café Sparrow, Santa Cruz - Restaurant Review

The Stranger: Beer… and a bottle. Lutie Naylor: Ain’t much good, but it’s all there is. [brings drinks] Lutie Naylor: You want anything else? The Stranger: Just a peaceful hour to drink it in.           -An example of service in the Old West, from High Plains Drifter When most people think(…)

Published On: Tuesday, December 24th, 2013