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L'Albatros Brasserie + Bar Restaurant Review: Chef/owner Zack Bruell, known for Parallax Restaurant & Lounge, Table 45 and Chinato, is behind Cleveland’s most authentic French concept, located in University Circle. With a well-crafted menu of classic dishes, alongside whimsical interpretations of more contemporary fare, L'Albatros is a destination for any foodie. Start with the pork rillettes, served with toast points, or the roasted artichoke with a bright, refreshing lemon aïoli. Don’t miss the selection of cheeses, chosen monthly by the restaurant’s fromager. For an entrée, the bouillabaisse is ideal for two, but you won’t want to share the pied de cochon. Desserts are equally classic; our favorite is the crème caramel. The beverage menu is on par with the fare and features a number of alcoholic and non-alcoholic concoctions. There's also an extensive, thoughtful beer and wine list (many vinos are available by the pour) to round out the experience. Servers are intuitive and deliberately paced, allowing diners to savor the experience.