Lutèce menu set to highlight traditional cuisine for Bastille Day celebrations

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Renowned Brisbane Chef, Romain Bapst will pay homage to his Alsatian heritage this Bastille Day as he opens the doors to Brisbane’s newest French Restaurant, Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar.

Hailing from the Alsatian city of Strasbourg, France, Chef Bapst was raised the son of a butcher, giving him an appreciation for meat and live produce that far excels most chefs and has lead to his status as Australia’s only Maître Canardier.

“Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar is really a culmination of all my experience and passion for fantastic French inspired food,” Mr Bapst said.

The Bastille Day menu will featuring local traditional dishes including the Alsatian tart Flammekueche with cream, onion and speck.

Other traditional dishes to receive Chef Bapst modern twist will be the Cassolette d’escargots au beurre d’ail, fondue de tomates a l’étuvée (Burgundy snails “pie”, tomato, herb & garlic butter), the quail with foie gras and sautéed apples “Fritz Kobus” and Canard braise sur Choucroute, saucisse a l’ail, jus au genièvre (Free range Duck slow roasted with Alsace style sauerkraut, smoked sausage & juniper berries jus).

The full menu for Bastille Day can be viewed on the new Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar website

A weekend of flamboyant French frivolity planned over the 12, 13 and 14th of July with Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar taking bookings for Lunch and Dinner all weekend.

Bookings can be made by phoning 07 3161 1858 or email bookings@lutece.com.au

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