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Brandl Restaurant Review: “Lazy lobster” is the long-running signature dish at this winning restaurant. Chef Chris Brandl poaches the crustacean in a light butter sauce infused with vanilla, then serves it over creamy asparagus risotto. But it’s not the only reason diners flock to Brandl. There are also the braised wild boar and figs over pappardelle topped with mushroom whipped cream or the crab martini appetizer dressed with sweet chili sauce and with basil mayonnaise. Pretty, rust-toned décor has touches of French toile to create an upscale ambience. Lingering over a dark chocolate soufflé outdoors on the patio overlooking a waterfall and the brick-paved courtyard is especially nice on a balmy summer’s eve.