423 Woodburn Road., in Cameron Village, Raleigh;
Rating: 3 stars
Atmosphere: warmly inviting, casual contemporary Italian.
Service: attentive, efficient.
Recommended: bruschetta, fried calamari, lasagna, eggplant parmigiana, pizzas, calzones, stromboli.
Open: Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday.
Reservations: not accepted.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; beer and wine (emphasis on Italian wines); smoke-free; kid-friendly; patio.
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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