Figue in La Quinta a new Restaurant from Lee Morcus!
We are very excited for the grand opening of Figue
(rhymes with intrigue) in La Quinta on Washington Street. Figue is in the former Omri & Boni, and Amore location near
Lee Morcus has created a Mediterranean themed restaurant which brings together the casual and the sophisticated with a melting pot of flavors from the countries surrounding the Mediterranean.
The menu is organized in six sections: Salumi and Cured Meats, Small Dishes, Soup,Salads & Pasta & Big Plates, Sides and Desserts.
Heading the culinary team is Executive Chef François de Mélogue, who has earned a stellar reputation for his skill as a chef
and as a culinary historian. De Mélogue is a personable and seasoned chef who has great appreciation for the
fusion of great flavors that emanate from the Mediterranean region. He has earned acclaim at such restaurants
as the Relais & Chateaux-designated Old Drovers Inn in New York, the Bakery and Pili. Pili in Chicago and
Joel Robuchon's Gastronomie restaurant in Paris. The American-born chef was born to French parents, grew
up in the United States and spent his summers with his extended family in Marseilles, France.
Figue Mediterranean is scheduled to open at 5pm on Tuesday March 26th!