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Baume Debuts in Palo Alto



    Baume Debuts in Palo Alto
    Welcome to Palo Alto Baume.

    Thursday marks the launch of Bruno Chemel's solo project, Baume.

    Chemel made headlines in December with the messy split from Michelin-starred Chez TJ, and now, he's ready to showcase his "signature molecular gastronomy" in a new 22-seater in Palo Alto.

    The restaurant is named after French chemist Antoine Baume, and is aiming high: the only options are five courses for $78, 10 for $108 and 15 for $148. Should be interesting to see how the challenging menu fares down in the 'burbs. 201 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto; 650-328-8899, website.