Latin-inspired restaurant and bar.
Americans have eaten red-sauce Italian food like this for years, but we haven't had it in a place like this since the 1920s ... or The Godfather II. This chain's stage-set version of Little Italy is lively and the family-style dinners heaping: a theme park formula that packs 'em in.
It's a chain concept with no deep fryers, a heavy reliance on seasonal and sustainable ingredients, a commitment to serving no dishes over 475 calories, with any number of subtle strategies for giving diners lots of flavor and drama without a lot of fat and calories. Darden Restaurants — O …
Seafood gets posh treatment worthy of a big-shot steakhouse but with the class of an old ocean liner. Finny stuff is fresh, great straight or with Asian sauces, with first rate sides and dessert. Start with a pan of roast mussels.