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Memories of French Onion Soup Past
I tasted my first real French Onion Soup at Cafe Figaro on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood as a teen. My friends and I thought Cafe Figaro with its French bistro-style cuisine was so cool. It had a good menu, reasonable prices and a European atmosphere. Taking a date here helped gave me an air of sophistication. Or at least I thought.
I must have tried French Onion Soup before hanging out at Cafe Figaro with my friends, yet do not have any earlier memory. Unfortunately Cafe Figaro disappeared almost 20 years ago. Its French Oni…