Restaurant News & Reviews


2418 Hillsborough St., Raleigh;


Cuisine: New American.

Rating: 3 stars.

Prices: entrees $17 to $25.

Atmosphere: urban-sophisticate.

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.

The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in five categories:

4 stars --Extraordinary.

3 stars --Excellent.

2 stars --Good.

1 star --Fair.

Zero stars: Poor

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