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Place Pigalle Restaurant Review: Place Pigalle’s décor is simple and unassuming, with French bistro-style checkerboard-tiled floors, crisp white linens, and framed photos. The Parisian-inspired menu focuses on fresh, seasonal ingredients and leans towards French classics, dishes with multi-ethnic pedigrees, plus an abundance of seafood. Mussels lounge in a balsamic vinaigrette spiked with bacon, celery and shallots. Liver pâté is dished up with seasonal fruit and crostini. Asparagus ravioli is tossed with saffron shallot butter, cherry tomatoes and arugula. Even with the seafood focus, meat is hardly an afterthought; we like the soy and mirin glazed duck breast with ginger-plum gnocchi. For dessert, there's chocolate pot de crème to end your meal on a sweet note. The wine lists --- both the regular and the reserve versions --- highlight Pacific Northwest, California and French varietals. The bar is well-stocked with port, brandy, eau de vie, and other after-dinner libations.