Francophiles storm Bastille Café & Bar in Ballard

Ensconced in an oval booth spooning luscious béarnaise sauce from a silver ewer amid the gleaming white-tiled glamour of Bastille, I couldn’t help recalling the line uttered by a giddy Meryl Streep as Julia Child in the movie “Julie & Julia.” “French people eat French food every day. I just can’t get over it.”

Seattle Francophiles seem just as gaga about Deming Maclise and James Weimann’s new Ballard brasserie. It’s been so warmly embraced by a stylish urban coterie that reservations are advisable.

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