Chef Bernard Cretier says he loves to prove his critics wrong.When he and his wife and business partner, Priscilla, decided to open a fine French restaurant in the middle of nowhere, skeptical friends told them they would never succeed. Thirty-one years later, Le Vichyssois is alive and well. Most customers are not aware of the illustrious credentials that Bernard Cretier built between leaving his hometown of Vichy in Auvergne, France, and immigrating to the Chicago area. ...

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