2010 Hillsborough Road, Durham; 416-0406.
Web site: www.vinrougerestaurant.com.
Rating: 3 1/2 stars
Atmosphere: French bistro.
Service: attentive and well-trained.
Recommended: frisee aux lardons, charcuterie plate, sweetbreads, flat iron steak, chocolate mousse.
Open: Brunch Sunday, dinner Tuesday-Sunday.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club; full bar; smoking section; kid-tolerant.
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