Chef Dominique Crenn is to open her first wine bar in San Francisco, with a menu that pays homage to France's classic dishes and best chefs.
Bar Crenn, which opens on 20 February in the adjacent building to her two-Michelin-starred Atelier Crenn restaurant, will be, the chef announced in an Instagram post, a “sensual and intimate space” to enjoy “the great wines of France" and "a small low-proof cocktail selcetion with a nod to old-style French aperitifs," from producers that "channel [a] shared philosophy of environmental responsibility, where vignerons and domaines are showcased that prioritise traditional methods of viticulture, as well as careful and thoughtful stewardship of the land.”
All that drinking is bound to make one peckish, so Crenn has gathered together recipes donated by an assortment of top French chefs, including Alain Ducasse, Yannick Alléno and Guy Savoy, which will be served alongside her own interpretations of French classics.
This will be Crenn’s third spot in the city, alongside Atelier and the bistro-style Petit Crenn.
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