Insatiable Critic: Déjà Vu: Rouge et Blanc
By Gael Greene, November 29, 2010
“Tommy can you hear me? Tommy can you see me? Yes, yes, we’ve settled into Rouge et Blanc, a new and charming surprise south of Houston serving French-Vietnamese dishes with considerable verve. And we can hear. We can see.
Thomas Cregan and executive chef Matt Rojas, owners here, go against fashion’s mania for cacophony, daring to pad the ceiling with soundproofing. There’s a sweep of drape over the bar to swallow any stand-up raucousness. And it’s light enough to actually see the food without flashlight or coal miner helmet, most of it inventive but not belligerently provocative. That the menu has today’s date is another sign of good intentions…”