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What's with Petit Louis?

tartuffe | | Mar 24, 2013 02:33 PM

A few months ago, I had a fine meal there. On Friday, however, the meal was less so: The Boef Bourgignon was dry and tasteless, and the Steak Frites was not very good--steak was rubbery altho the frites for once were not too salted. As usual, the service was sophomoric (if I ever hear a waiter ask whether something "is to my liking" again, I'll scream . Why not ask in the active voice whether I like it?.)

And, of course, it was too loud (I know--French bistros are loud and this is a replica--so? If the food and service were up to French Bistro standards, maybe I would be forgiving.

The real Q is why this place which has so much potential and an adoring audience can not be consistently better