Trout was delicious but didn’t make much sense with the Chinon. The menu’s a bit short on things to go with red wine.
Service was friendly and polished. Quiet on a Wednesday, there were seats at the bar and tables open all night. Very pleasant place to spend a couple of hours. The bartender said it gets busy on weekends.
I went to Quinn’s Lighthouse yesterday for the first time since it changed hands. No more peanuts. Which is fine with me, they weren’t great anyway and I always regretted eating too many. Nachos were OK.
still needs to be verified with some repeat visits, but I recently popped in for several of their cocktails - utterly mindblowing. the relation between the drinks they’re making and the cocktails at other places decently known for their drinks, e.g. bar agricole back when it was still open, liholiho yacht club when it was still open, feels like the different between a three-star michelin restaurant and a very good, tasty place. a level of balance, harmony, synergy of different components that is just waaaaay beyond…