in Uptown & Riverbend

Where has all the romance gone? Perhaps to this white-linen bistro that sparkles with a traditional but lively European vibe. Chef John Harris adds innovative spins to familiar dishes. The white-truffle parmigiana toast with wild mushrooms is a nice start, and the solid lineup of mains that change seasonally, such as hanger steak or poultry, leaves nothing to be desired.

Lunch here is a pleasant way to pass an afternoon on Magazine St. Harris owns the equally stylish Bouligny Tavern next door.