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Two for Tonight: Pure Romance from L'Auberge Chez Francois
Haeringer, Jacques E.
Published: June 30, 2001
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A natural and wondrous relationship exists between love and food; between the heart and the palate. No truly passionate life is complete without the pleasures that fine food provides.
Imagine a quiet candlelight dinner
with the one you love, or a lazy Sunday brunch for two.
The ambience, the artful preparation, the anticipation of delightful tastes, both familiar and different, all merge together to indulge the senses and help create a complete romantic
Whether it is a exquisite repast featuring rack of lamb or an easy-to-prepare dish like a salmon tartar, you will find all the elements in Two for Tonight for a culinary experience that is sure to heat up your relationship.
They know romance at L'Auberge Chez François. Nestled on a quiet back road in Great Falls, Virginia, this French country inn has, since 1976, offered an extraordinary and memorable culinary experience for those fortunate enough to visit. The
readers of Washingtonian magazine have acclaimed it their favorite restaurant for sixteen consecutive years. And those same readers have recognized L'Auberge Chez François as the most romantic place to dine in the Washington, D.C. region.
Haeringer, Francois' eldest son and chef de cuisine at L'Auberge Chez François, will show you how to bring that same sensual experience to your own home. Add sparkle to your love life, make a special occasion unforgettable, impress a charming new friend.
With Jacques' guidance, your meals will be wholesome and nourishing. Using the purest ingredients will not only result in better tasting and more nutritious cuisine, but enhance the vitality and stamina needed for a vibrant life.
Tonight is about more than just good food. Rather than prepare the entire meal in advance, bring your special someone into the kitchen and put the finishing touches together right before their eyes--the same way a fine restaurant prepares your meal.
Everything will look and taste its freshest.
Compliment the mood by invoking exciting locales and anecdotes of interesting and even erotic foods. You will find all this inside Two for Tonight.
Add a little wine and a touch of your own
imagination, and you are ready to explore the endless romantic possibilities.
Here's what some have to say about Two for Tonight and L'Auberge Chez François:
"Your restaurant is the very best for a romantic anniversary or special
occasion. The food has no parallel and the setting is fabulous. You are in a class by yourself."
--Dick Gephardt, Democratic Leader, House of Representatives
"L'Auberge Chez François has been our special, romantic getaway spot in every
--Bob and Olga Ryan, NBC-4 Chief Meteorologist
"Why would I write a blurb for the back of a cookbook? How else am I going to get a reservation at L'Auberge Chez François?"
--Ted Koppel, ABC News Nightline
been patronizing L'Auberge Chez François for over twenty years and always find it amazing that the service remains impeccable, the food exquisite and the ambiance warm and inviting. Bravo Jacques! Your new book is another tour de force."
Mesnier, White House Executive Pastry Chef
"Nothing is more romantic than dinner for two in the L'Auberge Chez François garden. It is European dining without the airplane trip."
--Newt Gingrich, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives
"When Betsy and I are looking for a really romantic evening, we start at L'Auberge Chez François!"
--Oliver North, Author and Political Commentator
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