Reader: Brasserie Rouge, part deux at Le Grand? I'm there!

John Broening will cook up bistro fare at Le Grand.
John Broening will cook up bistro fare at Le Grand.
Lori Midson

It's been a hot season for chef moves, but last week's revelation that John Broening will team up, again, with Robert Thompson at Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar was a stunner. The two worked together at La Brasserie Rouge, a wonderful French bistro that closed almost as soon as it opened (but not before it picked up a Best New Restaurant award in the Best of Denver). Now they plan to create a bistro for the twenty-first century at Le Grand. See also: - John Broening and Robert Thompson join forces at Le Grande - Chef and Tell with John Broening - 100 Favorite Dishes: Pork chop from Le Grand

And some diners can't wait. Says TheJeff:

Wonderful news. Brasserie Rouge: part deux with some lighter, healthier fare? I'm there!

Le Grand has been pretty decent since they opened, but I was more likely to stop in for oysters and drinks than anything else. Under Broening's command, it'll be a dining destination.

Did you eat at Brasserie Rouge? What did you think of it? Of the new plans for Le Grand?

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