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Sovana Bistro

Sovana Bistro Review

Chef Nicholas Farrell transforms local and organic ingredients into satisfying meals at this popular rustic restaurant, which is part French bistro and part Italian trattoria. A fried Chesapeake Bay oyster "sandwich," hand-cut pasta in a wild-boar sauce, grass-fed hanger steak in a Burgundy crema, and warm blueberry crostata with caramel corn ice cream are highlights of the seasonal menu. Though a lunch of a B.L.T. might sound mundane, it's anything but: the turkey bacon is local, the rye bread made in-house, and the toppings include avocado and chipotle mayonnaise.

    Restaurant Details

  • Credit cards accepted.
  • No lunch Sun; closed Mon.
Updated: 05-19-2011

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