L'Oustau [oo-sto'; Fr.] -noun
an agricultural homestead typical of the South of France built during the Roman era and occupied by the landowner, farm workers and their extended families, serving as the heart of the community.
Top 10 Best French Restaurant in the US, TRAVEL+LEISURE, 2013
Whenever possible to purchase locally grown ingredients for the regional French dishes, you’ll find them on the menu — onion soup gratinée, frisée aux lardons, spit-roasted half chicken, and butternut squash farro to name a few. All served in a refined ambiance reminiscent of Paris brasseries.