Slideshow: First Look: Lafayette, Andrew Carmellini's French Bistro and Bakery

Inside Lafayette
Inside Lafayette
Dark wood floors and leather banquettes with window views of Lafayette Street.
Tripe Bourguignonne ($14)
Tripe Bourguignonne ($14)
Served with a big ole marrow bone.
Pâté Maison with Meaux Mustard ($16)
Pâté Maison with Meaux Mustard ($16)
A section of the menu is devoted to housemade charcuteries, including this pâté with mustard as well as a charcuterie board with terrines, saucisson, jambon, and rillete.
Lafayette Bakery
Lafayette Bakery
The gateway to Lafayette is the marble-countered bakery, with its rustic loaves and baked goods sitting in wire and wicker baskets.
Rotisserie Chicken for Two ($22 per person)
Rotisserie Chicken for Two ($22 per person)
The chicken comes straight from the live-action rotisserie station in the Lafayette dining room. The brined bird roasts in a pan with yukon gold potatoes, a head of roasted garlic, and lemon wedges.
Chocolate-Almond Torte ($10)
Chocolate-Almond Torte ($10)
Served with a scoop of ginger ice cream and spiced caramel swirls underneath.
Mango Coupe ($10)
Mango Coupe ($10)
Served with coconut ice cream and lime.
Apple Tarte Fine for Two ($19)
Apple Tarte Fine for Two ($19)
Round tart of finely sliced apples with Battenkill Valley crème fraîche at the center.
The Bar
The Bar
Lafayette's drink menu includes classic cocktails (French 75, Sazerac, Absinthe Frappe) and house creations ("Astérix Elixir" with gin, herbs de Provence, Chartreuse, and an egg white) as well as aperitifs, craft beers, and a wine list spanning all over France and the Mediterranean coastlines nearby.
Ouest Daisy and Hina's Layover
Ouest Daisy and Hina's Layover
Ouest Daisy: Blanco Tequila, cucumber, Kümmel, and lime.

Hina's Layover: Rums, Belle de Brillet, House Falernum, Absinthe, and citrus.