19 W. Hargett St., Raleigh.
Prices: entrees $11 to $16.
Atmosphere: casually romantic.
Service: knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
Recommended: pastas, seafood dishes.
Open: Lunch Monday-Friday, dinner Monday-Saturday.
Reservations: accepted for parties of 5 or more.
Other: Visa, MasterCard; full bar; vegetarian-friendly; kid-tolerant.
The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in four categories:
**** Among the
Triangle's very best.
** Generally acceptable.
See Greg Cox's weekly
e-picurean column and check out the searchable restaurant database at http://triangle.com/dining/.