Three reasons to love Troquet
2) Troquet's menu is in three columns: apps on the left, entrees on the right, and selected wine pairings in the middle. And every glass is well chosen and harmonious. It's a great way to try something a little unusual without risking a poor choice.
3) And this is main reason: the butter comes in a bucket. Okay, not really a bucket; it's an attractive, rustic wooden churn-barrel thingy. The waiter brings it to your table. And serves you a scoop of lovely, fresh, imported French butter. And laughs good-naturedly when you make the same request as every other frickin' diner that he leave the bucket on the table.
Runner-up reasons to love Troquet: the rolling cheese cart; the roast suckling pig (rib, belly, shoulder, rilette); the bacon-wrapped sea bass on fresh succotash; the lemon tart ...