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Three places to celebrate France’s Bastille Day

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Three venues around town are offering up great ways to partake in the French holiday.

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Marche Bacchus
2620 Regatta Dr., 804-8008
Mon Ami Gabi
At the Paris, 944-4224
Comme Ça
At the Cosmopolitan, 698-7910

Not tired of nationalist celebrations just yet? On July 14, raise a glass of champagne—no, Bud Light is not an appropriate substitute—to Bastille Day, France’s annual commemoration of the 1789 storming of the Bastille prison-fort, which preceded the French Revolution. Mark the holiday with a champagne sabering and skydiving demo at 7 p.m. at Summerlin bistro Marche Bacchus, or partake in Mon Ami Gabi’s weeklong special menu (July 14-20) featuring dishes like chilled crème du berry soup and duck confit salad with grilled peaches. Finally, Comme Ça will serve a holiday prix fixe menu dubbed “the Feast” (July 14, 2-8 p.m., $65), featuring French classics like potted rillettes, grilled Provençal sausage and pommes Lyonaisse. When the French get patriotic, a summer barbecue just won’t do.

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