November 22, 2022

Bistro La Floraison Offers French Cuisine With a Side of Cosmic Wonder [PHOTOS]

For a taste of quintessential French magic right here in St. Louis, visit Bistro La Floraison, a worthy successor to the beloved Bar Les Frères.

Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "Bistro La Floraison Is the Embodiment of the French Experience"
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Braised short ribs with bordelaise, pomme pureé and shallot marmalade.
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Mabel Suen
A selection of items from Bistro La Floraison (clockwise from top left): fried chicken cordon bleu, Maine crab rillette toast, beet salad, braised short ribs, steak tartare and gougères.
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Mabel Suen
Maine crab rillette toast with dill aioli, cucumber, aleppo pepper and chives on toasted porridge bread.
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Mabel Suen
Fried chicken cordon bleu with smoked bacon and gruyère, braised greens, oyster mushrooms and sauce moutarde d'Orléans.
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Mabel Suen
Steak tartare with steamed egg yolk, crispy shallots, smoked bone marrow vinaigrette, and salt and vinegar potato chips.
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Mabel Suen
Beet salad with apples, endive, Point Reyes blue cheese, fennel, tarragon and hazelnut.
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Mabel Suen
Gougères with gruyère mousse and sea salt.
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Cocktails.
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The dining area.
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Simple yet elegant.