27 July 2008

les enfants terribles

Speak of brunch with an old friend, Julia, rustled up the memory of Les Enfants Terribles on Canal. Last winter, I pulled on skinny jeans, boots- a slinky sweater and negotiated the N train to Canal. A slight pang of hunger acted as a catalyst for my curiosity of the tired light sifting through Les Enfants. Eggs Benedict with Salmon pulled me through the doors, where I took a seat at the bar.

There is a colonial Africa twist on the cuisine of frites and rich sauces. The
cocktails were vibrantly refreshing- not typical of a Winter month, but well-suited. I listened to the low voices of a Polish couple. I watched a man film a low-budget video across the dining room.

Photo: nymag.com

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