Society / The Seen

French Restaurant King Celebrates Opening of His First U.S. Restaurant

Of Course, It’s in Houston

BY // 10.31.16
photography Trish Badger

What: Grand opening of Café Azur

Where: Café Azur in the former Brasserie Max & Julie locale

PC Moment: It was a big night for French chef Sidney Degaine and his wife, Maria, celebrating their first eatery in the United States after commanding three successful restaurants in her native Brazil. The Montrose restaurant channeled his native Côte d’Azur in design and menu with the party fare including French foie gras tacos, salmon tartare, duck bruschetta, and truffle linguine. The Perrier Jouet Grand Brut flowed as did the Grey Goose and Miraval rosé from Provence.

Who: Susan and Lenoir Josey, Steve Zimmerman, Kathryn Josey Stone, Becky Zimmerman, Edward Sanchez, Terrence O’Neill, Megha Tejpal, Ran Dennison, and Amy McCarthy.

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