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French Foods for Bastille Day

Jul 11, 2019
Coq Au Vin Sandwich from Bar Boulud
July 14 marks a special, annual celebration for French and Francophiles around the globe and in New York City. Bastille Day honors the Storming of the Bastille during the French Revolution, and many commemorate this holiday with delicious food. 
This coming Sunday, July 14, join Bar Boulud (1900 Broadway at 64th Street), a gourmet French cuisine spot, as they roll out the addition of a Coq Au Vin Sandwich to their menu for Bastille Day. This sandwich offers all the tastes of Coq au Vin - Crispy braised chicken with red wine sauce, bacon and fried shallots all on a bun! This Daniel Boulud specialty will be available from Bastille Day onwardso stop in for a delicious taste of France
You can also make a reservation for the weekend at Jean-Georges (1 Central Park West), a fine dining restaurant with French inspired dishes. At Jean-Georges, you can appreciate elegant French flavors while enjoying floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Central Park. Make a reservation today
Or, if you just have a big sweet tooth, you can celebrate Bastille Day by picking up some tasty French pastries from Bouchon Bakery & Café on the third floor of The Shops at Columbus Circle. This bakery serves eclairs, beignets, and more, which will add some sweetness to your July 14 weekend plans. Contact the bakery for more information about seasonal pastries
Happy Bastille Day!
Photo credit: Bar Boulud