A Meal as Colorful as a Patchwork Elephant

March 8, 2016 | By Heidi Ellison | Restaurants

A few copies of the French-language version of the children’s book Elmer the Patchwork Elephant by David McKee sit decoratively on the hat rail at the new restaurant Elmer in the third arrondissement, but according to our waiter, the name has nothing to do with the book and was arbitrarily chosen after long reflection.