For fans of the lovingly well-worn look of this neighborhood favorite, the new (and not yet finished) decor may feel a little too bright and new and modern. White walls and uncurtained windows present a clean, minimalist look that feels a bit empty. But take heart. The red checked tablecloths are still in evidence and there are signs that wall murals will soon soften this new look. What has not changed is the really good food and thoughtful, friendly service. Hubby had a mixture of calimari and clams with lingiune (advertised on the menu with a red sauce, but our waiter obligingly offered to bring in a white wine sauce). I had the tilapia picatta, a fresh twist on veal or chicken piccatta, served with artichokes and caper and lemon sauce. All entrees come with a salad already dressed with the house dressing -- I expect you could ask for a variation on this as the kitchen is very accommodating. A basket of slice bread, crunchy crust, chewy dense interior and butter round things out nicely, though you could wreck your eating plan with the bread. It's almost impossible to stop at just one slice. For dessert we shared a frozen cappucino pie topped with whipped cream and chocolate sauce. We like this friendly neighborhood place and enjoy bring friends along to share in the fun.
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