1. Specials at NYC restaurants
Marseille's partner chef Andy D’Amico and executive chef Daniel Drexler crafted a three-course prix fixe menu, pulling from traditional fare, with a vichyssoise, followed by cochon frites, and chocolate crepes! The menu is also easily complemented by a selection of French cheeses by beloved fromager Rodolphe Le Meunier, known as the best international cheesemonger.
Nice Matin is offering a cochon frites special by executive chef Eric Starkman featuring whole roast suckling pig, potato mille-feuille, and charcutière sauce for $28.
Estuary at ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina in Brooklyn Bridge Park is commemorating Bastille with a special menu from Executive Chef Jonathan Rodriguez that includes deviled eggs with Cajun spiced mayo and smoked trout roe, steak tartare served with dijon and capers that’s topped with a quail egg, côte de boeuf in a peppercorn sauce served with fries and salmon sorrel with fingerling potatoes and baby carrots. They will also be serving two biodynamic wines, both of which were delivered to the marina via cargo sailboat Grain De Sail—they are white: Domaine Des Maravilhas, Côtes du Rhône, France 2019 (Clairette) or Red: Maestral Domaine Des Maravilhas, Côtes du Rhône, France 2015 (cinsault, Grenache, Syrah).
La Goulue has created a special prix fixe experience crafted by Executive Chef Antoine Camin—the $65 prix fixe menu includes a French 75 (Citadelle Gin, fresh lemon juice and Frerejean Frères), Salade Lyonnaise (Frisée salad, bacon vinaigrette, poached egg and croutons) and Navarin d’Agneau (braised lamb with summer vegetables).