Those who know of Barton Gerald Weiss's reputation as the event impresario with an inclination for multisensory, over-the-top theatrics will probably be surprised by the subtle brown and bronze earth tones that swathe the tasteful, relatively restrained décor of Barton G the Restaurant. I say "relatively" because the 155-seat dining room is, after all, bedecked with cherry and zebra woods; giant bouquets; a $75,000 onyx bar; iridescent, crystallized organza curtains; and a glass wall embellished with 100 tiny glass bud vases with a fresh lily in each one. Orchids are the flower of choice in the equally elegant... More >>>