A charming spot in the whistle-stop town of Carlton! Henri was a great host, blending his subtle humor in every bite! We had a wonderful meal, great wine…all in all, a 5-star evening! We will return, bien sur!
This small place is superior to any place in the area and, in addition to well prepared down to earth French food, has great prices and a very reasonable wine list. The owner and small staff were wonderful.
There are a lot of really great restaurants in the Yamhill/Willamette/Tualatin Valley area thanks in part to our robust wine industry. Up until recently, I had focused most of my time dining at restaurants in the Portland area, there are so many great places there, you could go out every night and never run out. Having recently moved out of the area has given me the […]
Gather round, come one and all… for I have a story to tell that will rivet you to your seat and cast your eyes wide open to the teller. It is a story about wandering, a story about need, a story of communication and a story of clarity. But mostly, it is a story about the human spirit, perseverance, trial and tribulation, and ultimately of the Saving […]
France is famous for its art, literature, fine cuisine and opinionated people like my great uncle Gilbert, or Gilby as I call him. He was born in the Northeast of France in the Alsace region. Some things he loved to do as a child were to play le Belon et le Prisonier, which means the ball and the prisoner. It’s sort of like tag. His […]
We didn’t know what to expect and were lucky to get a reservation. The restaurant was full of local people from nearby wineries and other close areas. We had salad and soup and then beef bourguignonne. Were wonderful. And then Creme Brulee flavored with cardamom and other spices. The total bill was $72 for 2 including tip. We will return. The decor was just like a […]