Bastille Day is the commemoration of France's forward progress into modernization, when the Bastille fortress-prison was stormed by revolutionaries. It's the day France holds its annual celebration as a nation. Cuisine as we know it would not be where it is without the influence of French cooking, its techniques and methods, thanks to generations of great chefs and restaurateurs. LA may no longer be rife with foie gras or stuffed with terrine as some other cities are, but there is a strong contingent of French restaurants around town that hold high the tricolore. Et voila! Eater presents A Handy Guide to French Restaurants in Los Angeles.