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Restaurant Mon May 07 2007

Maijean, a French-inspired Bistro

Opening soon in Clarendon Hills is Maijean, an upscale French-inspired bistro from Chef and owner Nadia Tilkian, formerly of Chicago's Bistro 110, Barrington County Bistro and Zinfandel. With an Art Nouveau-inspired interior and an intelligently crafted menu of country French fare — roasted Cornish hen with pancetta, garlic and red lentils or tartare of ahi tuna in a white balsamic vinaigrette as well as some inspired deserts, warm berry soup with goat-cheese vanilla ice cream — Maijean might be worth the trip to this sleepy suburb.

30 South Prospect Ave. Clarendon Hills 60514 (630)794-8900

tk / August 16, 2007 8:55 AM

Way late for this post, I know, but I just went for the first time last night and cannot say enough good things. No detail is overlooked, down to the napkins folded to complement the deco lines in the room and on the menus; the food is excellent, the wine list above average, and the service spectacular. Notably, and I know this is odd, the busboy was one of the best I've seen... Well worth it!

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