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Farid Zadi Starts All-Day Breakfast at Cafe Livre et Le Marche

From top, two-egg croissant sandwich with lomo; rolled omelette stuffed with spinach and goat cheese; and French omelette with aged gouda and salmon.

From top, two-egg croissant sandwich with lomo; rolled omelette stuffed with spinach and goat cheese; and French omelette with aged gouda and salmon.Photo: Cafe Livre et le Marche

It's time for scrambled duck eggs and "Ludo's Lunch," as chef Farid Zadi lets us know that his Culver City restaurant, Cafe Livre et Le Marche, is now serving breakfast all-day, from 8:00 A.M. all the way to 6:00 P.M., daily. The selection is seductive, with offers like two eggs on a crossaint sandwich with vegetables and lomo, rolled and stuffed omelets, duck confit with twice-fried fries, and daily specials where guests can build their own protein and side dish combo for fourteen dollars. Of course, all breads and pastries, whether served as ciabatta or baguette for sandwiches, or in the array of croissants, scones, or pies, is baked fresh daily. Check out Zadi's full breakfast menu below, including a massive veggie plate titled "Ludo's Lunch" and a plate of duck prepared three ways under the title "The Quack."

Breakfast All Day

Menu

substitute one duck egg for two hen eggs

Two scrambled eggs 6

Two-egg French omelette 7

Croque Matin: two eggs sunny side up on

toasted baguette 7

Two-egg croissant sandwich 7

Croissant French toast: chocolate, almond or regular 6

Garnishes ($2 each)

Proteins: Smoked salmon, Spanish salumi, Spanish lomo (cured pork tenderloin), Speck (Italian ham), cured duck

Vegetables: Sauteed spinach or mushrooms, heirloom tomato salsa, sauteed potatoes

Cheeses: Gruyere, Burrata, Goat cheese, Blue Cheese, Aged Gouda, Parmigiano Reggiano, Goat Cheese, Manchego

Freshly-Baked Ciabatta Sandwiches

Chef’s Sandwich: a selection of French, Italian and Spanish salumi drizzled with Spanish Arbequina olive oil 14

Hot Seasonal Veg and Cheese 8

Herb and citrus marinated chicken breast 10

Flank steak 13

Chicken salad 10

Ham (Spanish lomo and Italian speck) 12

All sandwiches come with your choice of:

Sauce: Horseradish, Lemon mayonaisse, Aioli, Piquillo pepper pesto, Spicy cilantro pesto, Harissa

AND

Garnish: Heirloom tomato, Mixed greens, Arugula, Sauerkraut

Add cheese ($2 each): Gruyere, Burrata, Goat cheese, Blue Cheese, Aged Gouda, Parmigiano Reggiano, Goat Cheese, Manchego

*all sandwiches can be made into salads for no additional charge and come with freshly-baked baguette slices*

Bread and Pastries

Natural starter bread baked daily, Croissants, Scones, American pies, Brownies, Cookies

Salads, Appetizers, Charcuturie and Salumi
Salads come with your choice of citronette or dijon mustard vinaigrette

Arugula and ricotta salata 6

Orange, sweet onion and mixed greens 6

Heirloom tomato salad and burrata 8

Heirloom sweet baby peppers stuffed with goat cheese and herbs 6

Smoked salmon salad 8

Hummus 3 ways

smoked paprika, cilantro pesto and harissa 6

Charcuterie & Cheese:

The Quack

Duck Rillettes, duck pâté, and duck salami 18

The Comfort Plate

Duck confit and twice-cooked fries 18

The Spaniard

3 types of cured meat and 3 cheeses 16

The Italian

3 types of cured meat and 3 cheeses 16

The Traditionalist

3 French Cheeses 15

Customer Customs

Adam’s Omelet~10
This original omelet is made with six (!) egg whites and a delicious blend of seasonal veggies. Can you make it a true Adam’s and finish in 3 minutes?

Ludo’s Lunch~14
For the veggie lover with a massive appetite, this custom favorite is loaded with fresh, seasonal vegetables and comes with a side of our mouth-watering fries.

Christine’s~6
This pristine, all-veg. Lentil soup is loaded with flavors and will leave you warm and smiling.
*ask any staff member for daily specials*

Brasserie Lunch Special~14
Choose a Protein + a Side Dish

Red wine marinated onglet (hanger steak)

Chicken with preserved lemons and olives

Poulet au Riesling (chicken braised in white wine)

Fish or seafood of the day

Sides

Kennebec mashed potatoes

Roasted fingerlings

Sauteed mushrooms

Seasonal vegetable mix

Slow Roasted Corn Salad

Twice-cooked fries (extra-crunchy)

Soups~6

French onion soup

Sweet red pepper and sun-dried tomato bisque

Mushroom soup

Lentil Soup (Vegetarian)

Earlier: Eat.Good.Clean.Food Becoming Cafe Livre et Le Marche, Open November 1st [GS]

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