My favorite restaurant! Creative food. Caring service. Comfortable whether you're dressed up or in jeans. The ambiance is great: Almost every booth or table is in its own little niche or private space, and there’s local art (sometimes for sale) interspersed with the other decor. This locally-owned independent is also part of the farm-to-table movement and hosts a farmers’ market on summer Saturdays.
We usually go for lunch. There's house soup and salad (two soups, change daily), or your choice of about 4-5 other entrees, most of which come with either soup or salad. Yes, it's limited, but a good mix and consistently excellent. Even the house/green salad has a fun garnish (like pea shoots or some other seasonal flourish).
Dinner is also great, though we don’t get there as often as we’d like. Creative 3-5 course meals always leave me wanting to return soon. And the pulled-pork tacos served outside on farmers’ market days are addictive!
My only less than perfect experiences were the last times I tried the brunch and lounge menus. The food wasn't up to temperature, and didn't seem prepared to their usual standards.
Tip: Lunch and dinner menus both change at least weekly, so if you don’t see something you like the first time, just check back in a few days!