New York – Mar 23 2006

French Country Dinner

All payments required in-advance. $55 will include a three course menu, 2 glasses of wine/soft drink and tax & tip. (send a check to Kaisa Kokkonen, 331 West 88th Street apt 3 C, NY NY 10024 or paypal.com to newyork@eurocircle.com)

Gavroche is a French country restaurant in the city, with a rustic, down to earth atmosphere. It is named after Gavroche, the “gamin de Paris” in Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, a character who holds a special place in the heart of owner Camelia Cassin. The chef has created a menu that brings ‘cuisine de terroir’, the traditional specialties of the French country side, to New York city. Typical French country fare, listing under the heading “tradition”, is side by side with his creative take on classics, titled “a ma facon”, which means “my way”.

Gavroche is one of the few restaurants on this strip that are open for lunch, so when you get the urge for some hearty, home-style cuisine a la Francaise, stop by for a plate of coq au vin or steak frites. These traditional French bistro dishes are available at dinner too, along with free-range roasted chicken, duck terrine and braised lamb shanks. Names for the street urchin in Les Miserables, Gavroche owes its 2004 opening to manager Camelia Cassin. A French- country ambience pervades the small dining room, its bistro tables covered with blue-and-white-checked linen towels. In back, the garden terrace accommodates additional diners in warm weather.

Three courses Menu:

Appetizers – Choose 1:
Soupe du Jour or
Country Duck Terrine with Cornichons or
Mesclun Salad

Entrees – Choose 1:
Coq au Vin Or
Grilled Salmon Steak with Braised Lentils or
Or Grilled Black Angus Hanger Steak with Frites

Desserts:
Crème Caramel Or
Glace or Sorbet

And 2 glasses of white or red wine or soft drinkds.
Additional drinks will be charged at cash bar.

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