From apple foam to carrot flan, from a Bergamot-scented fog machine to vanilla snow, Baumé served up one surprise after another. With the leisurely pace, there was no need (and no room) for more than the eight courses (and various little extras) offered on the Menu Gastronomique. The servers promptly answered our questions when the general information was insufficient, and the room had a spare elegance and pleasant hushed quality that allowed us to enjoy one another's company.
Would we go again? Not regularly, but when we were in the mood for adventure. Until then, we can enjoy these photos.
Visit Baumé's web site at www.baumerestaurant.com.
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