The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 4, 1997 · Page 285
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 285

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Thursday, December 4, 1997
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M SL THE PALM BEACH POST THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1997 3FN i r0 (Z7ffitfd f2SS5 - I C14 The News Friday, August 8, 1997 M m m It i mi L'Auberge serves delicious food in a charming setting .IS By Barbara Bell Matuszewski special to the News Wilh this beautiful heuinnins. we I wish I could say we savored des- At dinner, the menu lists nine appetizers ('2.50-'6.50), including escar-gots, shrimps cocktail, pate maison. saw no need and had no desire for sen 03-'4), too. but any more food appetizers. was out ot the question. Fossipili L'Auberge Fran and I did nrder. however one ties, however sorely tempted us: onion soup gratinee, vischyssoise. 3472 SE Dixie Highway and others. At night, too, three of house side salad and one small Cae- chocolate, melba, creme de menthe. the seven main-course salads TS.o.V sar salad ('2.50 each), both of Insh cream liqueur, coltee liqueur. Stuart Telephone 221-9373 9.95) offered at lunch are available which were excellent. The house amaretto or triple sec parfait; peach at no increase in price, as well as version was composed of romaine, melba; creme brulee; or crepes Krni7 BRANDS . My initial review of L'Auberge ,wo Slde saladi 2 50 each- appeared on Christmas Day 1992, Ulnner en,rees "-93--I5) teature soon after its opening in Cove Cen- seafood, chicken, duck, veal and ter. I concluded that column by beef, "eh served with potato and writing, "I fervently hope the vegetables du jour. Among choices tomato, onion, ana anicnoKe neans " a".u , tossed with wonderful vinaigrette. For Fran's and my dinners, we As entree, one of us shared Chate- spend plus '2.55 sales tax and 9 qubriand for two CI5 each) with tip, totalling '56.55. We rate one of our friends. This succulent, L'Auberge: thick center-tenderloin of beef was Food - Mostly excellent; some broiled, sliced and presented with even extraordinary, potato, stuffed tomato, carrots, Service Unusually nice, peas, and broccoli. The beef was Prices - Not as expensive as you nothing short of spectacular, since might think. . . its flavor, tenderness and quality Value- Very good, met strictest criteria, and prepara- Atmosphere - Pick a word: charm- tion was perfectly executed. ing, lovely, delightful. Our other dinner, a large poached Overall - Four and a half years salmon fillet with heamaise sauce later, no "minor" or any other needed minor changes are effected, are sole (Meuniere, Cajun-style or for L'Auberge could be a truly fine amandine), Coquilles St. Jacques restaurant to which customers (scallops in creamy wine sauce), wouldwant to return many, many frog legs, chicken with mushrooms Nmes. and shallots, veal fcordnn hleii One evening a couple of weeks Francaise, or sweetbreads), tourne- ago, with tnends, we went to dos (bearnaise, bordelaise, or Rossi-L Auberge at its new location on ni)i r,et mignon, beef Wellington Dixie Highway. and Chateaubriand. i ne aining room is unusually During our dinner, specials of the (M2.95) and the same vegetables, changes suggested. No wonder attractive and certainly comfort- ihla It Cnr.l, .... day 0I2.50-5I7.95) were angel hair was lovely as well. The pink- L'Auberge is favorite of many Charm (The French I ' Anheroe PaS,a W',h shrimP and scalloPs- means The Inn), as well as unex- au po.vre, broiled lamb chops, pected elegance. Wherever the eye ""ks Dlane and shrimp-and-wanders, it is treated to glimpses of lobs,er crepes, artistically arranged antiques and "ith husband Fran's bottle of beer, objects d' art. mv gass of wine and our friends' fleshed fish was gently flavored, area residents and visitors, moist, and nicely textured. The Hours - Lunch, noon to 2 p.m. merest hint of bearnaise made each Monday through Friday; dinner 5 to forkful memorable. 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday. We also sampled our friend's sole Dress - Informal, meuniere (MI.95). The fish fillet Alcoholic Beverages Beer and has been lightly seasoned and Wine. 1 dusted with flour, then sauteed in Smoking - Not permitted, butter. Although nicely cooked, the Wheelchair access - Satisfactory, dish was not extraordinary. Nor Credit cards - Accepted. ' was the portion as generous as the Freelance writer Barbara Bell other three at our table. Matuszewski dines anonymously at the expense of The News. At lunch, L Auberge serves appe- orinks, the waiter delivered a tray ot ' 'fiO'i'jDO I I C". 7') Cl . oJt IT,' -lit tizers (,3.59-15.50), salads 05.95- the freshest, crispest imaginable .95). sandwiches on French bread crudites - big radishes, liny scal-('6.59), at least six entrees 08.95- lions, and crunchy celery stalks - as '10.95) and four house special well as very good French bread and 012.95-'I3.95). butter. i rMnx Oroancir Oceanside STEAKS - SEAFOOD - RAW DAR CURRENTS LOUNGE Aeu-$eai& Sue CURRENTS CAFE 5:00pm-10:00pm 1pm to 6pm - A la Carte 8:00pm-l:00am iGOper Mt Per Person ALL U CM EAT nxm . f Person Gratuity General Admission Includes: 1 FREE Cocktail ifts winter 2 arc Half Price Reservations Strongly Recommended at 561-225-3000 577 Dance to Uve "PERMANENT AFFAIR" Balloon Drop with Special Prizes Fresh Okeechobee Catfish CJII tJ3TL4 M Midnight Champagne Toast & Party Favors SANDPIPER BALLROOM Deep Fried North Atlantic Smelts Deep Fried Clam Strips Fish & Chips Mussels Marmara Over Linguini Per Person S&vtittf 7:00pm-l:00am 2M DRINKS ISL&S Suihi fVC Per Person 1)1..,. Tnv JB. $78 l lua 1 u a w Gratuity Dance to Live "JUMPSHOT" Includes Three Hours Open Bar Gourmet Five Course Dinner Buffet Midnight Champagne Toast Party Favors Advance Reservations Required at 561-225-3000 ext. 518 if?-''' I ntrim-i 7 JT JT T - W niEl r, i immmHiTMirni iwi r m ,.-....i. f ft A J7 .A mkmmt fom mm mode B03BYG on Keyboard mm (TrnrraGr RONNIE 2 5AX 6:30pm DEWARS u ABSOLUTE POPOV B VODKA GORDONS M GIN R VODKA SCOTCH CANADIAN CLUB SALE .... 18.99 REBATE .... -3.00 NET .... : 1 Tut't "ppyetfo 'TKxkt rZedemifaa fin Stuart's CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE 5aturday, December 6th fail ft yKfotMMU! WEEKLY PINNER 5PECIAL5 1.75 CASH 1.75 CASH 1.75 CASH 1.75 CASH BOBBY & THE BLI5TER5 TOMMY WINCH CAPTAIN BLACK VELVET ST0LICHNAYA SMIRNOFF VODKA FAMOUS .GROUSE 'MORGAN CANADIAN VODKA B 1 JIM BEAM $799 1.75 I$!7" a $24m W 1-75 m s27 eJ 1.75 ID 1.75 1.75 1.75 IfutudiM AUlm (fal & Jiot White AMtm if U i lUMIIIIII n Mill 111 II I - PAMPEROI CROWN BOOTH'S TANQUERAY BUCHANANS SCOTCH ROYAL GIN VODKA ANIVCKJHNW 1 SKYY AVODKA r J U 1.75 P0NNA Z 3-7 pm tk deck 99 99 99 99 M9 '18 J2I '32 12 YEAR 1.75 1.75 750 1.75 750 DRAMBUIE B&B KAHLUA FRANGELICO BAILEY'S BENEDICTINE $2499 IRISH CREAM $699 750 "For Ewitm & Ef&wtiw i 750 LITER 750 1.75 750 CARLO vu. to r -1"1""1 nv?v n r r-i ROSSI mm-1 Hnnw7fd onr KSr A u13Liter $J59 Stags Leap-NAPA 13.99 Murphy Good 10.99 Buena Vista 7.99 Cambria 11.99 WOOD BRIDGE Lacrema 11.99 MONDAVI CHARDONNAY Markwest Russian River . .8.99 Tessera 7.99 Fetzer (B-S) 8.99 Christophe 5.99 CH Julien 8.99 Stags Leap-Napa 17.99 Duckhorn Call Stone Street Call Cake Bread Call Grove Street 6.99 Round Hill 11.99 Rabbit Ridge 16.99 Swanson 16.99 A!10M MONTERAY tfD "i CHARDONNAY Sonoma Cutrer (R.R.) . .15.99 Belvedere Sonoma 7.99 Kendall Jackson (VR) . . .9.99 Sterling (Cash) 10.99 CHJulien 5.99 UJ $999 BEAUJOLAI NOUVEAU CALL George Duboeuf... Joseph Drouhin... LIMITED SUPPLY CABERNET Opus One Call Beringer Private Res Call Chalk Hill Call StoneStreet Call Caymus Call LOUIS LATOUR Chardonnay 4.99 Pouilly Puisse 14.99 Chassagne Montrachet . .26.99 Macon Village 7.99 SANTA MARGHERITA PinotGrigio 14.99 DUBOEUF $ QQ BROUILLY 7-99 HARVEYSi AST BRISTOL m ) CREAM MACON LUGNY LES CHARMS 7.99 99 2I?eftImBeacliIbst Miller Lite or Ice House Btls or 12 Pk '7.79 Busch Case 9.99 -- JOSEPH DROUHIN: GEVERY CHAMBERTIN . .26.99 BOLLA 'ISOAVE Ca.fflttsCo& f k Fort Pierce, Or Fox 223-3500 461-1423 221-0462 $99 ALOXE CORTON 26.99 (1995) Molson IceGolden 6 Pk Bottle ,3.99 1.5 t

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