Brindille is not interested in being anything other than a classic French restaurant. It’s an upscale place in River North, and it has a traditional appetizer/main course/dessert-style menu (no small plates here) - expect things like foie gras, butter-poached lobster, and almond clafoutis. The food is outstanding, but this is an especially good choice if you want to impress a date with fancy details. For example, your server may casually inform you that the silverware you’ve been using is 100 years old. So maybe make sure your date isn’t into “collecting” silverware that doesn’t belong to them.
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