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Cafe Bouef

July 2, 2003 |


Whatever happened to the "Café Boeuf"? I loved that segment and have even adapted the concept to the delight of our children who insist on my delivery of the evening supper menu.

Victor Helmuth
Sidney, Montana

The maitre'd Maurice moved back to France, disgusted with the gastronomic timidity of Midwesterners, and we'd like to think that he misses us but how would we know? The man had a fondness for cooking intestines and brains and kidneys and that sort of thing, and in the Midwest, we do not eat brains. If MacDonalds offers a McSweetbread, they'll be out of business faster than you can say Sarah Bellum.

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