"A humorous semi-political romp... engagingly presented [with] much mouth-watering food...."
— Books in Canada, May 2002
"It's a time-honoured device, the English-French love story, laden with symbolism. But no one before Ayanoglu has ever played it so cleverly by the menu."
— Gazette, June 2002
"... a delight, with dialogue that reads at a gallop, pinpoints each character, and crackles with snappy put-downs and smartass wit...blending screwball comedy with bristling social comment."
— Globe & Mail, June 200