Belgian-based chain offers homemade cafe fare served in a European setting.. In Short As light and airy as a country farmhouse, the simple decor and pine furnishings radiate rustic ambience. Local sophisticates gather at a long communal table, while couples sneak away to private seats in back. The menu features salads, soups and house-specialty tartines (open-face sandwiches) with fillings like imported French ham, duck pate, Gruyere cheese and Scottish smoked salmon. For a snack, a colorful fruit tart pairs well with a two-fisted mug of aromatic coffee.