The Review | Pinot Provence in the O.C. has a new chef
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Pinot Provence in Orange County once had high ambitions and served truly Provençal food, but more recently restaurateur Joachim Splichal has seemed content to position his sixth restaurant as a standard bistro with a standard menu.
Now, though, Pinot Provence has a new chef. She’s Laurent ‘Lulu’ De Rouen, who grew up in Manhattan Beach, the daughter of a New Orleans-raised Frenchman.