Lifestyle & Parenting

Easy Being Cheesy

March 18, 2009

Build it and they will Comté, Stilton and stay awhile: New resto Au
Petit Chavignol
has us churning out all kinds of cheesy puns.

And while we know our bad jokes, this place knows its washed rind from
its triple cream. From the brains behind Les
Amis du Fromage
, the wine and cheese bar resides in a 1920s heritage
building made modern with a cool concrete bar and chandelier-silhouetted

With the newest of its chain of cheese shops right next door, the wine
bar offers a full kitchen that turns out fresh fondues, raclettes,
tartiflettes and terrines. We ordered the tiered grand tasting platter
($30) and let the chefs choose charcuterie, cheese and condiments for
us, with the intention to return and partake in the cleverly themed
tasting flights ($21-$28).

Gouda to the last drop, were sure.

Au Petit Chavignol, 845 E. Hastings St., Vancouver, 604-255-4218,



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