The Bay Area is rich with a diversity of dining establishments, each restaurant bringing its own culture and style. La Bohème brings a modernized French sophistication that is unparalleled. The name refers to the era of revolutionary art in France. The Bohemian era produced Pablo Picasso and inspired Puccini's opera. While the restaurant is unrepresentative of the impoverished Bohemian artists, its revolutionary cooking is certainly unconventional.