Vichyssoise is a very simple and creamy soup from France which is served cold with a little soured cream or creme fraiche and just a sprinkling of fresh herbs such as chopped chives.. The menus were set up like a diner or something. The waiter--visibly annoyed--then said "You can't fight the system. And also the simpler one. The manager that did it acted like I was putting him out of his way. I have already prepared it many times, but yesterday I tried another recipe and, in my opinion, it’s the best I’ve ever tried. ( a little lemon goes a long way, I'm just sayin')10:15 Yay! potato and leek soup served deliciously cold. Ingredients. Meanwhile, my companion had ordered a mojito, ceviche appetizer, and cheese ravioli off of the "a la carte" menu. I order an $80 bottle of champagne, and for pushing a few buttons and getting me a reservation I tipped them $20. I thought putting butter on top would help but it didn't.Tiramisu. Even though we were sat near to the kitchen it was rare for them to ask us how we were doing or if we need anything. I felt I would sip my coffee and make something once I got home. Each plate consisted of bagged (possibly frozen veggies) that were over cooked and soggy, and an ice-cream scoop of garlic potatoes that was reminiscent of something in a high-school cafeteria line.There was no presentation value to speak of whatsoever other than food being put on a plate. Kendall's downtown had vichyssoise with their special Bastille Day menu, and it was wonderful. Deselect All. We saw so many people dining in the Bistro so, we had our hopes up. In an interview with The New Yorker, Diat affirmed he had been invented the Vichyssoise in 1917 when he used to be the Chef of the Ritz-Carlton in New York. We ordered four $6.99 bloody marys, (add $5.00 to upgrade to acceptable vodka), a burger (ordered well-done but was very pink in the middle) and a bagel with salmon (with hardly enough salmon for an open-faced bagel). At this point, why ask for the toothpick.After our drinks arrived, our order was taken. On the "a la carte" side of the menu, Lulu was obviously trying to court the retiree contingency with 80s-era prestige fare such as escargot (!! When we walked in we noticed they hung up all their awards they accumulated over the years. Flat out awful. Perhaps America's nest fresh water caviar. It felt like we were invisible.Food was tasteless and dry. 3) add the cream just before serving it, mixing it in until well-blended. This soup will last in the fridge for days, so you can make a batch and then eat the leftovers. Hmm...better food quality.Let's start with the vichyssoise. My Vichyssoise and wedge salad were so tasty. Another guest had Farfalle  Primavera. Dining alone is often somewhat uncomfortable, but the waiter did everything to make my dining experience comfortable. I also enjoyed the ultimate Cosmopolitan, which was a very strong drink. The result is a vichyssoise with a taste and rich color all its own. I was in the mood for a breakfast brunch and saw pancakes as an option in category 2. My friend was unimpressed with her quesadilla (literally a tortilla with melted American cheese--what any latchkey kid could make on his own) and at $13.99, not worth it. Food is delicious… The service was surly. I, then, declined to order anything. The new york strip was a horrible cut of meat or was cooked improperly. This is so close to the Vichyssoise I loved, and you will too! We will definitely return. I asked him if he felt anything on the brunch menu complimented the pancakes in category 2, to which he had no answer. He then said--contradicting himself--that I could order pancakes at $18.99, but for a dollar more I could order off the brunch menu. The apple glaze/sauce over the pork chop was tasty, but perhaps a touch on the sweet side for my taste. Chilled shrimp served with a choice of Bern's sauces; classic cocktail or fresh ginger cockail sauce. Jet black eggs with a sweet, rich, nut-like flavor. Roasted cipollini onions & grapes, arugula salad, black truffle vinaigrette, shaved parmesan, cracked pepper aioli, garlic baguettes. Arugula, pistachio pesto, 12-year aged balsamic. Then the creme brule came out, about halfway through eating it he found a big brown thing in it. And the menu we ordered off of made no mention of berries. 4 tbsp. The brunch menu was perfectly priced but the selections were odd: apparently, you pick one item from each of three categories for $19.99. ), filet mignon, and veal pot roast. We arrived at 7:30 and the place was buzzing. Plat De Mer Royal plus your choice of caviar. Plat De Mer plus Stone crab claws & king crab leg. Absolutely wonderful total experience from the moment we walked in clear through to dessert. Measures 7 ¼” x 11” This is artwork and a recipe from a folio of thirty loose individual prints of various sizes by graphic artist David Lance Goines, who has long illustrated anniversary posters for famed chef Alice Waters' Chez Panisse restaurant. 4 potatoes, peeled and sliced or chopped 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced. Add to cart. Vichyssoise was in fact ``invented'' by Louis Diat (although it is a fairly standard, and not very tasty, variant of potato-leek soup), and is properly a New York dish, not a Los Angeles one. Or $6.99 to buy MP3. And fortunately I couldn't table for 8 at 8pm our Saturday is impossible anywhere in the city. They gave us complimentary bread which was nice but it felt like they warmed up the bread in the microwave and went straight to the our table. I was gonna push it asking for a 7:30 PM reservation especially trying to wrangle eight people. Overall my dinner was very good and I would order the same meal again. The look and feel of the place is unique in Palm Springs, and I mean that in a positive way.I've eaten there at lunch and dinner, and both times the service was spot on. The key is to use the … The soups were excellent. A wonderful genuine Sturgeon Caviar. Yield: serves 8. I travel to PS often and will never be going back. Time: 1 hour 30 minutes, plus 2 hours for chilling. At about 10:00, a Chicken Quesadilla arrived to tide us over. favorite this post Nov 26 Need friends (louisville) hide this posting restore restore this posting. In a 6-quart saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Servers were polite, cheerful, and efficient. butter 4 leeks, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced just ask Scott, our fab server..he missed a few close calls of my 2 yr oldgranddaughter's flying dishes!we ordered the filet and shrimp with Liguini...tasty and great portions. Luckily I took the free Buzz trolley from my hotel instead of driving myself or else I may have been forced to leave some of that lovely drink behind. When the waiter finally came over, he asked if there were berries or something in the creme brule, after he checked the menu came back to say there were. 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. This is my first time posting anything on yelp but I had to write something.My friends and i came across LuLu's when we were window shopping. Time 30 minutes; Email Share on Pinterest Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. It was a disaster.Somehow at 7:30 on a Saturday night they also ran out of bread completely.Well as the service was sure shit 3 people at the table 1 person left the restaurant and the birthday girl was left with her cotton candy one of their specialties brought to the table with 3 of the original 8 of us there. And on the opposite end of the spectrum, for the 20-somethings, Lulu's menu offered some hilariously out-of-place healthy options: gluten-free pasta, quinoa-stuffed acorn squash and lettuce wraps. I love meatloaf but this one missed everything. There was no unifying theme whatsoever. It is dead easy to make as well. me and my … Add potatoes and stock to … Yukon Gold Potato Blinis (six) $6.90 The classic parings for caviar are fine quality iced Champagnes and icy-cold vodkas. There are good restaurants in Palm Springs but LuLu's isn't one of them, skip this place and try out any other place on the main strip. I can barely taste the coffee, I was so disappointed.To top everything off and saved the best for last. It's my brother's favorite place for Palm Springs dining. SuperUberGoober :) Rating: 3 stars 07/17/2009. (something, I would later surmise, the kitchen would not be happy they were telling people). We parked near LuLu's the night before we ate there, we made note after looking at the menu we should try them out. My Martini up, two olives arrived as if it had been sitting at the bar for that half hour, and  just long enough for my olives to apparently turn into a twist of lemon. Premium selected from sustainable Sturgeon. Stand out must haves include mushroom soup, seafood chowder, vichyssoise, rack of lamb and pistachio creme brûlée. Lobster ravioli tasted OK, although again, the salt level was too high. Sirloin steak served with classic garnishment & our own seasonings. Fresh farmed White Sturgeon Caviar. 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