French cuisine is decadent and filling, although less so once you realize that eating the entire cloth napkin is politely discouraged. Bon appétit with this Groupon.
French Food and Wine Experience for Two ($55 Value)
Each person receives:
- Three small-bite Amuses Bouche (a $9.50 value each)
- One salad with toasted baguette (a $10 value each)
- One glass of wine (up to an $8 value each)<p>
Cafe Paris offers its patrons a taste of France, a place where people step into charmingly uncluttered neighborhood bistros to share plates and wine with friends, dining in an unrushed manner. French native Loris Compiano re-creates that vibe at Cafe Paris, crafting dishes such as toasted, open-faced baguettes with ingredients such as spicy tuna and curry shrimp, bruschetta topped with goat cheese, and roasted herbed potato with three homemade dipping sauces. He also helps complement meals with a list focused on organic, unsulfured wines from California and France.
Rustic Tapas and Meatballs
Organic and locally sourced ingredients give the French, Italian, and Spanish-inspired meals at Rustic Tapas and Meatballs a California twist. The dinner menu centers on oven-baked meatballs, made from scratch according to the owner's grandmother's recipe. Whether tumbled across spaghetti or slipped between bread, they burst with the flavors of fresh herbs and slow-roasted meats—or soy chorizo, in the case of the vegetarian option. Before or between meals, guests can snack on Spanish-inspired tapas or sip glasses of housemade sangria, craft beer, and organic wine.