La Coop: Bistro à Vins will bring France’s national day of celebration to NuLu Monday, July 14, with a family-style Bastille Day meal. Traditional French dishes, with chef Bobby Benjamin’s signature Southern twists, fill the menu, including niçoise salad with local tomatoes and farm eggs; duck confit with seasonal vegetables; and sweet corn bisque with strawberry salsa.
The shared plates menu is available from 5:30-10 p.m. for $40 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Hand-picked French wine pairings for each course are available for an additional $30 per person. For more information or to make reservations, call 502-410-2888 or visit coopbistro.com.
The Bastille Day menu is as follows:
Niçoise salad with yellow fin tuna, heirloom tomatoes, white anchovies and farm egg
NV La Cave de la Reine Jeanne Crémant du Jura; Jura, France
Sweet corn bisque with fennel and strawberry salsa
2011 Domaine des Valanges Saint-Veran; Maconnais, France
Prince Edward Island mussels with spicy tomato sauce
2013 Domaine Pierre Guindon Coteaux d'Ancenis; Loire, France
Duck confit with roasted vegetables and saffron jus
2009 Jouffreau Clos de Gamot; Cahors, France
Stuffed cabbage with lamb shank, peppers and dirty rice
2011 Mas de Gourgonnier Les Baux de Provence; Provence, France
Fresh fruit with vanilla ice cream
2009 Mas Amiel Muscat de Rivesaltes; Languedoc-Roussillon, France