French Restaurant Week returns to New York City from July 3 – 16, 2017 in celebration of Bastille Day. A celebration of French culture, French Restaurant Week offers great deals at some of the finest French restaurants in the city, the list of participating restaurants can be found at OpenTable.com. Every year, French restaurants welcome guests to enjoy some of the finest cuisine in the world. We signed up for a lunch at La Sirene restaurant. Located at 558 Broome Street in SOHO near the Holland Tunnel, La Sirene is chef-owned and operated; it features Southern French cuisine made with quality ingredients (Cuisine Bourgeoise). The chef is directly involved with all aspects of the restaurant, is readily approachable and enthusiastic; his attention to detail is reflected in the food– thoughtfully prepared, beautifully presented and totally delicious. We rarely give rave reviews (and we received absolutely no compensation for writing this) but this little French bistro was well worth going to. For an appetizer, we ordered the Moules Mussels with mild spices and chorizo and the French soup au gratin. We loved the way the chef interpreted the classic Spanish chorizo, mingling it with mussels and cream, it was very balanced with just the right amount of spice and heat, but not so much as to over-power the other flavors. For our entree we ordered the seared pork tenderloin with morels in a port wine cream sauce. For dessert, we chose the banana brulee and the iles flotantes au caramel et anglaise parfumee au Grand Marnier (Egg whites Meringue with Caramel Floating in Crème Anglaise flavored with a Touch of Grand Marnier). Five stars out of five for all of these selections. Delicioso!