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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Dining Reviews

Dining Review: Ava is a hot Italian restaurant in a cool part of town

Dining Review: Ava is a hot Italian restaurant in a cool part of town

The first thing you notice is the fire. Flames cast a welcoming glow from the mouth of Italian-made Acunto oven that dominates Ava’s dining room and the wood-fired flavor of much of its food.
Published: 05/13/15
Dining Review: Rusty Bellies excellent for waterfront conversation and delicious seafood

Dining Review: Rusty Bellies excellent for waterfront conversation and delicious seafood

Let me start by saying that, to me, any place on the water serving cold beer and fresh seafood is a winner. But there are several things about Rusty Bellies Waterfront Grill that make it stand out from the throng of seafood eateries I’ve visit...
Updated one month ago
WTFork: Chic and cozy Annata lights up scenic Beach Drive

WTFork: Chic and cozy Annata lights up scenic Beach Drive

Scooch over, everyone, and make room for my crush du jour! Annata — developed by Kurt Cuccaro, co-owner of Mazzaro’s Italian Market — opened late last summer and is a wine-and-small-plates lover’s dream come true. The in...
Updated one month ago
Dining Review: Floribbean flair makes Soho Backyard worth discovering

Dining Review: Floribbean flair makes Soho Backyard worth discovering

Hyde Park has always been a dependable destination for a night out on the town. A diverse selection of bars and restaurants can satisfy nearly any craving from classic eateries such as Bern’s and Timpano, to the trendy Epicurean and dependable ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Dining Review: 4 Rivers Smokehouse the evolution of the ‘barbecue joint’

Dining Review: 4 Rivers Smokehouse the evolution of the ‘barbecue joint’

Any barbecue restaurant that has smoked jalapenos wrapped in bacon on the menu and Cheerwine among the soda fountain offerings has got to be worth a try.
Updated: 2 months ago
Dining Review: Ulele offers edible and visual delights

Dining Review: Ulele offers edible and visual delights

Ulele is the latest restaurant endeavor from Richard Gonzmart, fusing Native-American and multicultural influences.
Updated: 3 months ago