Bastille Day has always been a big, reservations-required party at Le Fou Frog. But this year’s fete — Ooh La La Land — also celebrates the charming little River Market French bistro’s 20th anniversary.
The restaurant has always offered French food with personality and flair, thanks to its husband-and-wife executive chef and owners Mano and Barbara Rafael.
This year, one of their proteges, pastry chef Carter Holton, is back in the kitchen preparing celebratory desserts, and maybe singing a few songs.
Bastille Day is France’s Independence Day and marks the takeover of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789. The prison takeover marks the beginning of the French Revolution.
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Join Chowtown’s Facebook Live broadcast at 3 p.m. Wednesday as I explore the fabulous food, drink, games and entertainment that will be happening during Le Fou Frog’s three-day weekend celebration.