The Chef in the Hat

The Chef In The Hat is Thierry Rautureau, the talented force behind Loulay Kitchen & Bar and Luc restaurants, bringing a French twist to the best of Pacific Northwest cuisine.


New Spring Lamb al la Loulay Recipe from the Chef de Cuisine

The very talented Chef de Cuisine at Loulay, Chef Rob Sevcik, has done it again! This spring he has created a wonderful new recipe for you all to try at home with a Moroccan inspired preparation of lamb shanks over couscous. We hope that you are fired up to try this recipe at home, you will not be disappointed! :)

Spring Lamb al la Loulay

(Braised Lamb Shank, spring onion, cured olive over Israeli couscous)


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Getting ready for Seattle Restaurant Week with the Chef in the Hat & Chef Dave

In preparation for Seattle Restaurant Week (April 12th - 23rd) the Chef in the Hat and LUC's Chef Dave took an afternoon to show us all exactly how they make a couple of the wonderful dishes offered on the menu. The Chefs whipped up the most delicious pork chop and smoked salmon and goat cheese tartine while we sat with our mouths watering. We took a sneak peak behind the scenes while they taped to share with you all. Enjoy! and we will see you at LUC during restaurant week!

Full Seattle Restaurant Week Menu on blog.

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Seattle Restaurant Week Menu at LUC

We are very excited for LUC to participating in Seattle Restaurant Week again this year,

April 12th - 16th & April 19 - 23rd.

Enjoy a 3-course dinner for $30 with an optional wine pairing for $21. Take a look at the menu below, there is something to delight everyone's pallet with 3 options to choose from for each course.

Please call for reservations: (206) 328.6645

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Chef Thierry's Favorite Washington Wines

Last week, I was having dinner with friends who love wine, visiting from France and I wanted to show off our talented winemakers here in Washington in celebration of #WaWineMonth. I went down to my cellar and we opened up a few of my favorites which I think would show well right now. Needless to say they were extremely impressed and went back to France with high praises about our wine regions. 

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Easter Sunday at Luc

Before you head out to hunt for Easter eggs, enjoy brunch at Luc with your friends and family. We'll be serving our classic brunch menu, with specials from Chef Dave. Tables for larger groups of 6-12 are available in the dining room, but space is limited so don't delay in reserving your table. To make special arrangements, call 206.328.6645 or book online

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