As if the weekend's three-star coronation wasn't enough, the UK's Financial Times gives some international buzz to Frances. Aside from bestowing more praise on Perello, the review sheds some light on why it's been so difficult to get into the place—the wacky Brits are taking up all the resy slots: "After the second visit, I made an entire week’s worth of reservations, one every night, taking any available time slot. I didn’t know who I would ask to join me – I just wanted more slow-roasted beef with creamed winter greens." [FT]
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