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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED L'Avenue Bistro Restaurant Review: With its lemon-colored walls and ample lighting, the dining room here is very cheery. The lounge is a bit more sophisticated, dominated by a zinc-topped bar and several leather-cushioned stools. Chef Franck Peissel, a French native who came from New York City's Park Bistro, offers the sort of bistro fare that one would expect from a Parisian street café. Menu highlights include terrine of foie gras; French onion soup; a cassoulet of garlic sausage, lamb, duck confit and white beans; and the ubiquitous pan-seared steak with frites. Mussels are prepared five different ways. Brunch is rather expensive---around $15---but all main courses come with juice, coffee, a fresh-baked croissant and dessert. And the lovely mountain view, which, when experienced from the covered patio, makes your Sunday morning omelet quite a bit more memorable.