France is the mother-country of Western cuisine. The five mother sauces—the techniques prescribed by Escoffier, the order of courses—all are French. But French food and the understanding of French food is in decline in this country. Not at The Paris Restaurant in Salt Lake City, a place that continues to promote and glorify la cuisine francaise. To great effect. 1500 S. 1500 East, SLC, 801-486-5585, www.theparis.net
photo by: Adam Finkle
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