A friend had received a gift card to this restaurant and needed someone to share it with. Wasn't I the lucky friend! We arrived around 5:15 on a Friday night and the place was somewhat empty--only about three or four tables of diners. Since neither of us had eaten there before we didn't know it was a BYOB establishment, fortunately two doors down from a liquor store. I quickly put my coat back on an scurried to the door only to be stopped by a lovely female (owner or manager?) who asked my if everything was ok in a most concerned manner. I assured her I was hurrying two doors down for wine! When I returned my friend was enjoying the warm loaf of delicious, crusty bread. Our wine was immediately taken and opened for us and returned with wine glasses. Our server came by to apprise us of the specials, all sounding delicious. We opted to share a special appetizer of stuffed artichokes--super delicious, stuffed with spinach and cheese. My friend chose a salmon entree which arrived with some potatoes and veggies that she enjoyed but whose presentation lacked eye appeal. My special, a red snapper served over perfectly cooked asparagus and creamy mashed potatoes with some kind of amazing sauce was fantastic--i took some home to savor the next day. I needed to save room for dessert (taking 1/2 of that home, too). I chose some kind of magnificent lemon layer cake, lemony and not too sweet, extremely moist. My friend, the chocoholic, chose a very creamy chocolate slice of something--I can't remember if it was a cheesecake or chocolate mousse delicacy---and a cappuccino. I never saw the bill but I do know that the gift card was for $100 and the entire card was surrendered without any need of change. By the time we left all the tables were filled and folks we waiting for their opportunity.
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