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Bistrot Margot Review
We love this Old Town bistro for its faithfully executed menu, budget-friendly prices, and Parisian art nouveau interior, even if we do have to sit rather close to our neighbors. Chef-owner Joe Doppes whips up silky chicken-liver mousse, succulent moules marinières (mussels in white wine), escargots simmered in rich garlic butter, and expertly seared fish in amandine sauce. The additional seating on the second floor has more of an intimate French country-home feel. Bistrot Margot continues to draw the crowds, so come early or make a reservation.
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Where: Chicago with a friend and her pre-teen daughters
When: Two days in February 2014
Why: After being housebound by what seemed to be a never-ending winter (enough already!), it was time to bundle Read more
In December 2013/January 2014 my wife and I did a three week trip to the USA, with the aim of experiencing a proper North American winter. Read more
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We'd like to go for a few days but that's a lot of flying to spend 3-4 days in one place.
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