Roland Passot's Legendary French Brasserie, Left Bank
The founder of this popular French-inspired restaurant company lives in Marin.
Proprietaire and Chef Culinary Officer
Internationally acclaimed for his exceptional French cooking, Chef Passot has designed a simple, seasonally changing, French brasserie style menu. As The New York Times says, “Left Bank Larkspur represents Chef Passot’s long-time passion for a simple, friendly place where people can drop in and just have oysters and a glass of wine, or a full brasserie experience.”
Favorite appetizer: Squash blossoms stuffed with crab — Le Garage.
Most creative salad: Salad de choux frisee, baby organic kale, apples, pommegranate.
Farm to table entrée: Daily whole fish special at Fish.
Best signature cocktail: Elysee at Left Bank.
Best gut bomb: Pearl's Kobe Burger.
Bringing out-of-towners: Poggio/Left Bank.
Romantic meal: El Paseo. Ribeye and creamed spinach with a great burgundy.
Steamed mussels, spinach, white wine, shallots, garlic butter
507 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA