Tuesday, August 9, 2011

The French Pantry (Jacksonville, FL)

Hi Dolls,
I have been hearing so many great things about                            The French Pantry, a bakery/cozy restaurant known for  providing bread to several local restaurants and fabulous food for its patrons. Unfortunately they are only open from 11am-2pm Monday through Friday and if you're going to go you'd better get there early to avoid waiting in a never-ending line.  This was my last Monday off for a little while so I thought today would be a perfect day to give it a go! 

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Do you see that line???  Luckily this picture was taken after we ate.  We got there right at 11am and only had to wait in line a few minutes.  (Yes, there was already a line before the doors opened!)Photobucket
Really Quick....here's what I was wearing:
Nothing Special:
  • Pink Collared Shirt:  JC Penny
  • Belt: H&M
  • Shorts: Old Navy
  • Shoes:  Fergie "Break-Up" Wedges

Just wanted to show you the line again! Crazy I know, and it's like this from 11-2 non-stop!


Good Eats!!!
 For starters we were given  fresh, hot, crusty, chewy french bread and olive oil infused with balsamic vinegar and tasty herbs!


Let me just tell you this is hands down, the BEST Bruschetta I have ever eaten in my life!!!  It was made with their yummy crusty bread, goat cheese, succulent shrimp, and artichokes on top of a bed of fresh greens and tomatoes!

 The French Dip Sandwich was made with tender slices of well-seasoned beef and gooey mozarella cheese!  The Au Jus was perfectly savory....made you wanna dip the entire sandwich to the bottom!  LOL!


The Chicken Panini looked amazing!  It has chicken, mozarella, tomatoes, greens, and proscuitto!  YUMM!!!

And last but not least the assortment of desserts range from cookies, to eclairs, to carrot cake, and much more.  We shared on slice of the "Wedding Cake" which was a decadent white cake with cream cheese frosting infused with fresh strawberries on a strawberry puree!  It was very good!!!
The French Pantry gets 2 thumbs up from me!!!  Everything I tasted was phenomenal and the prices were more than reasonable!!!  Hope everyone has a FABULOUS week!!!
~Trice

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27 comments:

  1. First off, you l@@k FAB! I the Fergie "Break-Up" Wedges......#win

    The food looks good. Do they have dinner hours at all? Or is this just one of those places that gets their business during *PEAK* hours?

    ~IG2S

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  2. Yum! I haven't tried The French Pantry but definitely want to now!

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  3. Love this look! Perfect for a nice hot summery day. I LOVE Those wedges girl! Please ship me those immediately! Will work for shoes!!! lol Also, is it just me, are you slimming down! You always look great!!!

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  4. Yummy!!! The food looks great! I like your wedges.

    xoxo
    Nique

    http://chubbydivaonadime.blogspot.com

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  5. Im starving now, that looks so good! The cake at the end, well, that was just cruel! Yummo.
    BTW, cute sandals...
    besos,lynn

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  6. Girl you got me at work hungry now...lol! Looks delish!!

    Roni

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  7. Bruschetta love....*sigh* wish I was there! I love the pink shirt - am wearing a blue one tomorrow for Day 3 :)

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  8. Yummo, looks great- everything did, especially that cake!!!

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  9. This looks really REALLY good, that cake...OMG! And that is a seriously line that is forming so you know everything is fresh and tasty! Love your casual outfit and you look great in jorts ;)

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  10. that food lucks yummy! I love your wedges!

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  11. WoW, that line looks like they are giving away something. That 'wedding cake' making my mouth water! Love the wedges; super cute!
    -Sonya

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  12. I am so jealous! I have this place on my "to-do" list but I can never seem to get out there. That french dip looks sooo good!!

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  13. OMG! My mouth was watering throughout the post. I love bruschetta, and French bread. You make me want to visit Jacksonville just for the food.

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  14. Looks delicious!
    I am back from Vegas and I have to thank you for recommending Bouchon's at the Venetian! I had eaten at Picasso at the Bellagio and was near broke and so disappointed in the food. I tried Bouchon's and it was so delicious and didn't break the bank. 5 star dinning for a reasonable price.

    The Wanderfull Traveler

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  15. WOO WOO WOO (in my Pam from Martin voice)!! That food looks sooooooooooo good!! You are so cute. I love your smile and your cute little shape. Can I have those legs!! ;-) Kiah

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  16. UMM UMM....everything looks so DELISH!! I wish there was one around here!!

    You look very chic & your sandals are FAB!

    Judith
    http://www.estilomode.com/

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  17. you just made me super hungry!

    xo Ashleigh

    www.thedaileigh.blogspot.com

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  18. As u can seee... I'm BLOG catching up!!!! ~The wedges are cute and the food looks DELISH!!!!

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  19. Seriously....everytime I visit your blog.....I drool over the food:))...It looks AMAZING and you look great as usual diva:))

    Myeshia

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  20. Hey chick thank you for the comment. I got my legs from my mom:). I lovvvvve your style and the cack in the last pic looks so yummy.

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  21. Looks so good. I love a place that can make a good loaf of French bread! It all looks so good!

    *Erin

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  22. You're sporting a great look for casual dining!

    Lots of love from Sydney,

    x Kel

    talking closet camaraderie

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