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This is Marc Vetri’s Italian spin on a gastropub featuring hard to find Italian brews, as well as more popular domestic and international drafts. The bar food is elevated Italian with interesting takes on classics such as poutine. Whether you want to sit at the bar and watch a game, enjoy the sun outside, or [...]
“The Happy Skeleton” is a place where whimsy and creativity come together with modern Mexican cooking. A pleasant break from the crowds, diners can sit among the trees and string lights with fig and bacon guacamole or admire the indoor murals with a Moonshine margarita. Not to worry, timid palates can still find classic fare [...]
La Cantina Feliz delivers traditional, fresh Mexican food in a vibrant setting. With a focus on high-quality ingredients, the fare at this neighborhood gem consistently pleases. The attentive staff add to the space’s warm and inviting atmosphere. Make a Reservation www.cantinafeliz.com
This second restaurant of Marc Vetri models itself after the classic osterias of Northern Italy. Traditional Italian dishes are served in a warm, convivial setting that’s perfect for noshing over antipasti, pizza, or some house-cured salumi. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful, offering smart recommendations from this robust, delicious menu. Make a Reservation “And Osteria is my [...]
This is the first pizzeria in Chef Marc Vetri’s food empire. It follows the same principles of all of Vetri’s spots, which is maximizing fresh and local ingredients. The pizzas are sublime with the deft use of seasonal ingredients. The options range from regular cheese to more adventurous toppings such as fennel sausage and Sicilian [...]
A knowledgeable, helpful staff mans this delightful beer haven, which houses an extensive collection of international brews. The menu features eclectic versions of Belgian bar food, which is the perfect, casual accompaniment to the many beers on tap. The beautiful, outdoor seating is perfect for enjoying in the summer months. www.thebelgiancafe.com