> There was a French restaurant called Le Bordeaux
> on Madison just a doorway or two west of State
> Street on the south side of the street. You would
> go into the door and then down a dark flight of
> stairs. I remember bringing a date there once,
> and he was a little wary of what he would find at
> the bottom of the stairs only to be surprised by a
> wonderful, delicious, kind of fancy French
> restaurant. This was a true hidden gem!
Nice review! I went and dug up a photo that I took of Le Bordeaux (or the sign, anyway) around '91. It was obviously long gone by then, but the signs on the building were just left to fall apart:
/5858582965/]Chicago Building, before renovation[/url]
It had a diner that was still operating - what a great sign!
/5858583073/]Round The Clock Restaurant[/url]