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Johannes

196 S. Indian Canyon Dr. (Arenas Rd.) Send to Phone
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A globally inspired menu that includes dishes from chef Johannes Bacher's native Austria.
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Johannes Restaurant Review

: Austrian-born chef Johannes Bacher serves up contemporary cuisine with European and Asian flair in a spare, elegant room. Patrons in the mood for a “ménage à trois” can order the fresh lobster, shrimp and scallops, but that would mean passing up the standout “endive & endive salad.” To make decisions even more challenging, his soups are quite good as well. For those who want to visit the chef's culinary roots, the cheese spätzle is vivid with flavor, and anyone whose appetite is hearty enough should sample Bacher's signature wienerschnitzel served with a lemon-cranberry jelly (order an apple strudel martini to put yourself in the mood). As an arguably just as satisfying alternative, try any of the grass-fed meats. Bacher’s subtle, creative fish dishes are exciting, too. Imported beers, saké and an extensive wine list, with both European and American selections, round out the cosmopolitan experience.

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