2418 Hillsborough St., Raleigh;
Cuisine: New American.
Rating: 3 stars.
Prices: entrees $17 to $25.
Service: well-trained and attentive.
Recommended: foie gras, sweet potato custard, lamb roll, tuna with wasabi mashed potatoes, desserts.
Open: lunch Monday-Friday, dinner Monday-Saturday.
Reservations: accepted for seatings between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and for large parties at any hour.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club; full bar; smoke-free; kid-tolerant.
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4 stars --Extraordinary.
3 stars --Excellent.
2 stars --Good.
1 star --Fair.
Zero stars: Poor
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