414 Glenwood Ave., in the Creamery Building, Raleigh; 828-9082.
Web site: www.aprilandgeorge.com.
Rating: 2 1/2 stars
Atmosphere: wine bar meets art gallery.
Service: knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
Recommended: spicy Asian tuna tartare, goat cheese timbale, prosciutto-wrapped stuffed figs, desserts.
Open: Lunch Monday-Friday, dinner Monday-Saturday.
Reservations: accepted for parties of 8 or more.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; beer and wine; smoke-free; get a sitter.
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4 stars: Extraordinary.
2 stars: Good.
1 star: Fair.
Zero stars: Poor
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