A Bistro Worth the Drive

A Bistro Worth the Drive

o warrant a venture beyond the city limits, the destination and the dining must be distinguished. Mt. Horeb is a charming village that pays homage to trolls and is home to many fine shops and a restaurant with big-city panache, Bistro 101. Its small-town welcome entices—with outside dining in the summer with a cozy fire in the winter. An imaginative menu that changes frequently beckons you back. Regular favorites include an uncommonly good Caesar salad with smoked garlic dressing and Greek chicken breast stuffed with feta and served with sautéed local vegetables and spectacular roasted potatoes. Regardless of the price of gas, Bistro 101 is a just reward.

PHOTO: A light pasta dish like the Bistro’s pesto pasta is a burst of color—and flavor. It’s got sauteed garlic, onion, French-cut green beans, yellow squash, green peppers, carrots, house-made pesto and Parmesan cheese.

Bistro 101 101 E. Main St., Mt. Horeb 437-9463 hoffbistro101.com

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