For a wine bar—not to mention a wine bar specializing, for God's sake, in cheese and chocolate—Eno is blessedly free of frills. In fact, it's downright manly inside this Hotel InterContinental hideaway, with dim lighting, dark wood paneling and red leather walls, and comfy leather-backed bar stools. Wines, cheese, and chocolate are all available a la carte or as flights of three; you can make up your own or pick one from the extensive menu. With the help of a friendly bartender/cheese pusher as refreshingly low-key as the decor, I sampled a sinful truffled Gouda and two cave-aged Wisconsin cheeses, one of which—Willi Lehner's Lil' Will's Big Cheese—was on special that month, and a charter member of the stinky-foot cheese club. Wines can range from $9 to $110 a glass, and of the hundreds available by the bottle, scores are under $30.
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