We’re proud to present our new menu for Autumn 2013, focusing on ingredients from — and flavors for — this season of harvest. The food becomes richer, heartier, and more comforting. We dust off techniques such as braising, roasting, and confit that … Continue reading
Like many of our guests, Zoe & I love to eat out. More often than not, we feel like the chef is cooking at us, rather than for us. When we opened LPM, we thought that it would be nice … Continue reading
Welcome to La Petite Maison, a restaurant dedicated to bringing a taste of French culture to Olympia, Washington. We celebrate the French way of life with accessible fine dining, the freshest seasonal ingredients with a menu that changes daily, an … Continue reading
Through our love & passion for wine, we’ve built an amazing cellar over the years, and now feel privileged to have a place to to share it with our guests. At any given time we have over a hundred selections … Continue reading
The old farmhouse that is now home to La Petite Maison was built in 1903. It was first converted into a restaurant in 1977 by a gent by the name of Rick O’Reilly. It eventually became the beloved Portofino, where … Continue reading
A photographic tour of life behind-the-scenes at the restaurant.
So tell us why Olympia needs another fine-dining restaurant? Chef Wells: [laughs] Zoe: We saw an opportunity in the market here in Olympia and thought that with Justin’s experience, our shared love of wine, and my time in the business of … Continue reading