You know you’re at a French bistro when the brunch menu includes Cognac.
But we can also vouch for the café au lait at the charming and tiny Salade De Fruits restaurant tucked into the French Cultural Centre.
Go early to snag a seat on the sidewalk patio and feast on omelettes garnie ($7.99) and pain perdue ($6.99) or the exceptional breakfast special of eggs, Merguez sausage and smoky grilled baguette—for just $5.99.
Vive la France!
Cash only. Closed Sunday/Monday. Salade De Fruits, 1551 W. Seventh Ave. (at Granville), 604-714-5987, www.saladedefruits.com