What better way to enjoy Chef Peter Woolsey’s cuisine at Bistrot La Minette than with a French movie in the courtyard?
Make reservations to sip the perfect glass of wine and nosh Flammenküche (Alsatian “pizza”, caramelized onion, lardons, crème fraîche) or the Gnocchi Gratinés au Fromage (French-style gnocchi, wild mushrooms, caramelized onions, Comté cheese) or the Cassoulet de Toulouse (Lamb stew, white beans, Toulouse sausage, duck confit).
The next two screenings offer up some laughs at the sticky situations amorous feelings may bring about:
July 26 and 29: Russian Dolls Although he hates the way his life has turned out, would-be writer Xavier (Romain Duris) has no one to blame but himself. So when an opportunity comes along that could change his luck, he knows he’d better not blow it. Audrey Tautou, Kelly Reilly, Cecile De France, Kevin Bishop, Evguenya Obraztsova, Irene Montale and Gary Love round out the ensemble cast in Cedric Klapisch’s sequel to his romantic comedy L’Auberge Espagnole.
August 2 and 5: Happily Ever After Writer, director and actor Yvan Attal trains his lens on the vicissitudes of love, marriage and monogamy in this crisp romantic comedy. Married with children, Vincent (Attal) is cheating on his wife, Gabrielle (Charlotte Gainsbourg), who’s having thoughts of infidelity herself. Meanwhile, Georges (Alain Chabat) dreams of release from his constrictive marriage, and bachelor playboy Fred (Alain Cohen) longs for a committed relationship. Call 215.925.8000 to make a reservation.