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Bacchus Restaurant & Piano Lounge Restaurant Review: Romantic Bacchus serves creative, modern French food under the direction of talented chef Lee Parsons, a veteran of Claridge's hotel in London and Raymond Blanc's Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. During the day, assorted legal professionals from the neighboring courthouse fill the burgundy velvet benches. By evening, the crowd changes to a hip clientele enjoying cocktails and live piano music. An evolving menu tempts guests with lusty braises and rich sauces. Selections may include pan-seared sablefish with clams, fingerling potatoes and greens with a lemon grass and ginger velouté, or Bacchus roasted rack of lamb with Dauphinoise potatoes, black pepper yellow turnip, baby leeks and rosemary jus. Seductive desserts such as maple crème brûlée, and a lemon and lime tart with raspberry sorbetto await. Consider a selection of artisan cheeses, too. On a rainy day, afternoon tea --- served from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on weekends --- in front of the cheery fireplace warms the cockles. Enjoy finger sandwiches followed by freshly baked scones with dollops of Devonshire clotted cream and tea pastries to complement your favorite black or green tea blend. During summer, savor cocktails beside windows opening onto the bustling street. Best of all, Bacchus offers a fine selection of wines, impeccable Champagnes and ports, and proficient, professional service.