The Low Down
The Extras: If youÂre dining as a duo, consider splitting the tarte flambee or whole-roasted chicken (for deux, naturally), which are both wood-fired in the oven.
Fun Fact: The bistro takes its name from Etienne Balsan, Coco ChanelÂs former lover and an early financier of her fashion house.
Know Before You Go: The restaurant adds an 18 percent service charge to checks, but tips are not required, the policy for the rest of the hotel. You heard that right: You are not expected to tip the bellhops, the aestheticians, anyone. Of course, the extra dollars are always a nice gesture.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
Citysearch Editorial Review
by Valerie Moloney at Citysearch
Tucked inside the luxurious Elysian hotel, this all-day cafe is designed to be the more casual, but still polished sister of Ria. A raw bar, charcuterie and wood-burning oven lend European flair to the bistro space, which gleams like aâ¦