Big news–if you are a local restaurant lover, at least.
Dinner tonight at Metro, our new sort-of favorite place in Lafayette. We went out with Mike Rippey and his sweetie, Gretchen.
All of a sudden, walking through the dining area, I recognize the big good looking guy in the chef’s coat. It’s Arnold, the chef at Va Da Vi. Except we aren’t at Va Da Vi. What’s going on?
Yep, the big news on the local food scene is that Arnold has moved to Metro. Already the menu seems to have more small plates, his signature touch.
Mike had the beet salad–and it’s just a work of art:
I had the butternut squash soup, among other delicious small dishes:
And we ate and talked for a couple of hours. The sun set, the lights came on, the patio got even more pleasant:
Metro was good before. Now with Chef Arnold, it may well soar to the top of the local foodies lists. Give it a try.