Articles and Reviews

  Wildfowl Magazine

Wildfowl Magazine

Easy-to-make homemade applesauce and maple syrup round out this fruity dish.  Chef Jacques shares his Apple-Plum Duck Breasts recipe with readers of Wildfowl magazine.

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  AAA World Review

AAA World Review

Today, the restaurant remains very similar to when François first opened its doors. From the décor, which features family heirlooms and artifacts purchased in France by François for the original D.C. location, to the traditional Alsatian cuisine, L’Auberge Chez François is, as noted in Virginia Living magazine, classically, unapologetically, French.

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  L’Auberge Through a Lens

L’Auberge Through a Lens

Olivia Rae James has brought a new behind-the-lens perspective to Chef Jacques’ Bastille Day Garden to Table Celebration. Fostered by time spent in the French countryside as well as an inherent sense of eternal optimism, Olivia seeks out beauty in the everyday, creating everlasting images of L’Auberge Chez François. View Olivia’s L’Auberge:

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  L’Auberge in top 100 Best Restaurants in America!

L’Auberge in top 100 Best Restaurants in America!

The results are in! These are the OpenTable 2013 Diners’ Choice Top 100 Best Restaurants in America. The list of honorees are decided after analyzing more than five million reviews of nearly 19,000 restaurants across the country — all submitted by verified diners.

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  Best of NOVA 2014

Best of NOVA 2014

L’Auberge Chez François voted Best French Restaurant by Northern Virginia Magazine in the June 2014 publication.

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  Open Table Diners’ Choice Awards

Open Table Diners’ Choice Awards

The L’Auberge Chez François family is very pleased to be voted at the top in the following categories; Best Overall Restaurant, Best Service, Best Ambiance, Most Romantic, Best French Food, and Best Food Overall in the Washington, D. C. area by Open Table Diners’ Choice.

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  Wildfowl Magazine

Wildfowl Magazine

One of Chef’s favorite recipes is the ultimate autumn dish. Chef Jacques shares his Smoked Duck & Kraut recipe with readers of Wildfowl magazine.

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  Washingtonian Magazine Then & Now

Washingtonian Magazine Then & Now

L’Auberge Chez François is featured in Classics Revisited, in the November 2013 issue of Washingtonian magazine.. They published one of my favorite photos of Papa along with our classic dish, Chateậubriand for two with béarnaise sauce.

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  VA Living Magazine Features L’Auberge

VA Living Magazine Features L’Auberge

Lisa Bacon captures the true essence of Chef Jacques and L’Auberge Chez François in her feature article “Classically, unapologetically, French” in the Sept/Oct 2013 issue of VA Living magazine. 

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