Oozy, savory, and warm, with those awesome strings of melted cheese that trail from your spoon to a bowl of French Onion Soup... is there anything more satisfying? Here are the best spots to find traditional French onion soup where no one will judge you for eating all of the cheese first. And yes, onions ARE good for you! They have loads of blood sugar-modifying properties to fend off type 2 diabetes and obesity--so dig in!
Great spot for a sky-high dessert or a bowl of French onion soup (made with asiago, parmesan and gruyere cheeses) on a rainy day.
This restaurant's signature French Onion Soup is made with beef and veal broth, brioche, and Gruyere (just $4 at Happy Hour). They've also got live jazz music most evenings!
French buckwheat crepes served up with a wide variety of fillings sweet and savory. The space is tiny, cozy, and very French, with a great back patio that is a welcome respite from busy Hawthorne.
Casual bastion of French pastries, tasty French onion soup, and easy, affordable bistro meals. No, it's not St Jack, but it's consistent and unpretentious--good things in my book.
Former Chez Panisse pastry chef Jehnee Rains serves up traditional French savory buckwheat crepes, dessert crepes, and build-your-own variations. All crepes $1 more for gluten free.