Since my last visit, the chef/owner has combined the main restaurant and the bistro. We went on a Friday night and the place was packed, so reservations are recommended, especially at the weekend. The menu has been completely re-designed and a number of the signature but more expensive entrees, such as the rabbit, are no longer there. There are now some interesting, inexpensive morsels, in addition to the small plates (always reasonably priced), and large plates.
Since Friday night is seafood night, my friend ordered the grilled salmon with lentils and kale, while I ordered the halibut special with a delicious sauce, quinoa and carrot sticks. Both entrees were excellent, and we ended up splitting them in two and sharing them. Also on the menu that night was a heavenly oyster dish with leaks and spinach in a creamed sauce, a variation of the classic oysters Rockefeller. I could have eaten a dozen of these! Hot, homemade rolls rounded out our meal. An excellent house Chardonnay went well with both entrees.
We also split dessert, which included a fresh, lightly glazed fig, a nut cookie, and a delectable homemade, honeyed, ginger ice-cream. And new this time, coffee at the end of the meal was served in a French press.
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