Uptown bistro with a funky style.
Barbette focuses its considerable creative energies on incorporating local, seasonal, and organic ingredients into uncomplicated, classically satisfying bistro fare, served in quirky, vintage-store surroundings. The menu changes weekly. Recommended dishes: Amish chicken, pork tenderloin, Nicoise salad, steamed mussels, beet salad, croque monsieur, daily tartare, sweet and savory crepes, chocolate fondue. The late-night menu ranks as one of the best in town. The wine list is a collection of affordable, unusual labels.
1600 W. Lake St.