★ Best of the Springs winner
$................ $12 or less
$$$$.......... $30 and up
LA BAGUETTE BAKERY - Independently owned, four locations $ ★
Craving some time in Paris - minus the long flight? Head here for fresh bread, escargot and French onion soup good enough to wear a beret for.
LA CREPERIE - 204 N. Tejon St., 632-0984 $$ ★
This bistro serves up thin, hot crepes packed with a multitude of interesting ingredients. If you're not crazy for crepes, try the soups, salads, fish or steak au poivre. One not to miss: the St. Jacque cr?e, with scallops, crab, shrimp, a white wine cream sauce and Swiss cheese.
PARIS CREPE WORLD CUISINE - 218 N. Tejon St., 444-0110 $
There's a crepe for every palate here. The buckwheat, rice or garbanzo crepes are filled with tasty morsels. Gluten-free dishes are also available. Try the Algerian crepe, stuffed with cumin-rubbed beef, egg, potato, red onion, olives, cilantro and green chili.