Lunch has already been an option for customers of L'Auberge Chez Francois. But the setting for the acclaimed French restaurant, while beautiful, is a little formal.
"Many of our friends and neighbors have asked for a more casual, 'drop in' [lunch]," chef Jacques Haeringer told Eater. They also were interested in more a la carte options.
Enter Jacques' Brasserie, which is the restaurant's downstairs haunt, offering more casual fare than the original restaurant during the evenings. There, lunch customers will now be able to choose from options like grilled lamb tenderloin, veal scallopini with Virginia ham and garden tomato salad. They'll also have daily specials featuring "just-picked" ingredients from the restaurant's garden.
Here's the full menu: