Restaurant News & Reviews

April & George

414 Glenwood Ave., in the Creamery Building, Raleigh; 828-9082.

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Cuisine: tapas.

Rating: 2 1/2 stars

Prices: $$

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.

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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