This restaurant evokes the sense of dining in a French provincial home with an extremely elegant cook. Jacques and Lysielle Cariot’s Bleu Provence (239-261-8239) occupies a cottage trimmed in blue with seating indoors and out. Lunch and dinner menus reflect the owners’ French heritage, but with stylish fine-tuning. It wins awards for both its food—a blend of rustic and sophisticated—and its stellar wine list.
La Bazenne on Fifth
A café, restaurant, and social club all in one sidewalk spot, La Bazenne (239-682-8623) feels like Paris and tastes like a contemporary twist on traditional French cuisine.
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