2519 Fairview Road, Raleigh.
Prices: entrees $11 to $16.
Service: knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
Recommended: iceberg wedge, pecan-crusted goat cheese, wood-fired fish, rack of lamb, pizzas.
Open: lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday.
Reservations: accepted for parties of 6 or more.
Other: Visa, MasterCard; full bar (modest but well-chosen wine list); kid-friendly.
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.
*** Rewarding experience.
** Generally acceptable.
See Greg Cox's weekly
e-picurean column and check out the searchable restaurant database at http://triangle.com/dining/.