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carswell | Nov 2, 2006 02:50 PM

The Pine Ave. bistro gets a devastating review from Jean-Philippe Tastet in today's issue of Voir.

Tastet doesn't savage the restaurant so much as lament its passing. The title and teaser translate as "Who stole the real Laloux? How to replace a chef with a cook and an excellent restaurant with a second-rate canteen." His overall conclusion: the decor is the only thing remaining from the bistro's glory days. (According to the article, longtime chef André Besson has been axed.)

Will provide a summary of the more salient points when I can find a minute. In the meantime, has anyone been to the restaurant recently? Is this the beginning of the end?

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