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Blanchard review: Jason Paskewitz returns with his best restaurant yet

Blanchard review: Jason Paskewitz returns with his best restaurant yet

Less than two months old, The Blanchard is becoming a destination. Saturday nights are booming, and it's just a matter of time before the rest of the week follows suit. Chef/owner Jason Paskewitz is well-known in this part of Lincoln Park, having won a lot of fans with his stellar work as opening chef (and onetime partner) at nearby Gemini Bistro, and he remains one of the city's very best bistro chefs. French food does not dominate the dining landscape as it once did, but a meal at The Blanchard will remind you just how wonderful that cuisine can be. The restaurant is a smidge tricky to find. Exterior signage has yet to arrive (though a small awning confirms that you've...

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