Bastille Day is only a week away. For those who are not committed Francophiles, Bastille Day is July 14, the date of the storming of the Bastille prison in Paris that marked the start of the French Revolution in 1789. In France, July 14 is as big a patriotic holiday as July 4 is here in the States, or, as the French would say, les Etats Unis. And, of course, Brasserie Provence, perhaps Louisville’s most Francophilic restaurant, has some celebration in mind. Continue reading Brasserie Provence Celebrates Bastille Day
Following hard on the heels of the Fourth of July is another Independence Day celebration, that of France, on July 14, or, as they say in Paris, le quatorze juilllet. Louisville restaurants know we are always up for another celebration of freedom, even for the French. Here is where you can go o raise a glass to liberté egalité, and fraternité.
Le diner pour la celebration de la revolution francais will be a couple of days early at Bistro 301, 301 W. Market St., on Saturday, July 12, with two seatings, at 5:30 and 8 p.m. Owner Matt Mershon is marking the 225th anniversary of the storming of the notorious royal prison because, he explains, “My mother was German and my father French and my best friend for life is Irish/Lebanese…” Continue reading Allons, enfants de la patrie! There are a lot of choices for your Bastille Day dinner