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Michigan Avenue - 2017 - Issue 4 - Fall - LauraLinney

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Blue là là: French toast with Tahitian vanilla, blueberries, and Meyer lemon curd is just one of the decadent dishes offered at the new Waldorf Astoria sizzler Margeaux Brasserie. PHOTOGRAPHY BY GALDONES PHOTOGRAPHY WHERE TO EAT, DRINK, AND PL A Y IN CHIC AGO... SWEET ON MARGEAUX MICHAEL MINA MAKES A GRAND ENTRANCE IN CHICAGO WITH THE NEW GOLD COAST SPOT MARGEAUX BRASSERIE. BY J.P. ANDERSON Chicago's dining scene just added another James Beard Award-winning chef, as San Francisco-based toque Michael Mina has opened the sophis- ticated new Gallic spot Margeaux Brasserie. The chef's first Windy City effort, Margeaux boasts a seriously plum Gold Coast location, on the third floor of the Waldorf Astoria. What to expect from the menu? Think elevated takes on French clas- sics, from escargots à la Bordelaise to hand-ground steak tartare and onion soup with black truffle duxelle, not to mention decadent breakfast options like French toast with Tahitian vanilla, blueberry, and Meyer lemon curd ( PICTURED). "It's a perfect exam- ple of [our] culinary program," notes executive chef Brent Balika of the dish, "and it captures the simple lux- ury we hope to become known for." 11 E. Walton St., 312-625-1324; . MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM 143 SCENE SOURCE: The

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