I always see French cooking as a technique rather than a lexicon of dishes. That said, I do love the classics. Most of the French restaurants I've heard of in town are definitively upmarket. Are there any midrange options with a solid French menu?
Justin Chapple, Food & Wine Deputy Test Kitchen Editor, is back this week with another killer Mad Genius Tip—an ice cream cake made of store-bought ice cream sandwiches, that requires just minutes of prep time.