Oct 062009
 
The fresh tomato salad got our meal started out right.

The fresh tomato salad got our meal started out right.

Keeping up our trend of eating at neighborhood places that specialize in organic, sustainable food, we made our way to Browntrout where the dining room is as pleasing as the plating. The food was great — fresh, bright, original — but was it enough to carry the evening? Listen in to find out.

Chicago Bites (17.9 M)

Show Notes:
00:00 – 02:07 Empty on a Sunday, nice interior design
02:08 – 05:29 Sloppy service from the start & there’s a corkage fee now
05:30 – 08:43 Waffle fries, honoring the sauce, farmer’s market tomatoes, & fish trio
08:44 – 09:45 A crepe that wanted for nothing
09:46 – 10:44 Pork belly ravioli — Rich & oppressive?
10:45 – 11:59 Arugula salad with peaches & Amish chicken with mashed potatoes
12:00 – 13:25 Standout pan seared white fish on a bed of corn that “won”
13:26 – 14:44 Flavorful walleyed pike & excellent veggies
14:45 – 16:22 What is this crispy mac & cheese? Is it good?
16:23 – 18:00 Gale’s rootbeer float saves dessert
18:01 – 19:32 Ratings & sign-off

The white fish, on a bed of corn, gets two thumbs up!

The white fish, on a bed of corn, gets two thumbs up!

Leena Eats
4111 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60618-3027
(773) 472-4111
Metromix

Bridget’s Ratings Tammy’s Ratings
Food Quality 4 4
Value 3 3
Service 2 2
Ambiance 4 3
Overall 6 6

Price per person: $45

Related reviews:
The Bristol
City Provisions Farm Dinner
Mado
Nightwood

Online buzz about Browntrout:
Sky Full of Bacon
Time Out Chicago
Metromix
Sky Full of Bacon
Time Out Chicago

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  2 Responses to “Browntrout Chicago Bites Podcast #151”

  1. Looks Yummy!

  2. It wasn’t too bad! -T

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