New Local Restaurant Listings And Reviews, April 2014

Reviews and listings for the newest local eateries we've checked out.


Cask Republic 

American $$$

The second location of this American eatery by Skál Restaurant Group features a well-curated craft beer list (more than 50 draughts and 80 bottles), along with small plates—try the smoked short-rib meatballs and kale salad—and entrées like a house-made lamb pastrami Reuben with caramelized onions and smoked Gouda; grass-fed Silver Fern Farms filet mignon with a Gorgonzola crust; and various wood-fired pizzas. The staff is well versed in beer pairings, and cocktails feature spirits barrel-aged in-house. Open daily for lunch and dinner; bar open late night. Reservations highly recommended.
191 Summer St, Stamford, CT (203) 348-2275;

Massa’ Coastal Italian Cuisine 

Italian $$$$

Father-and-son team Pasquale and Francesco Coli run the kitchen at this Italian restaurant, where seafood is front and center. Look for Nova Scotia wild salmon with agrodolce sauce; sushi-grade bigeye tuna with black-pepper crust; and grilled swordfish steak. Grilled whole fish, shellfish, and oysters are available at market price, and non-seafood options include grilled veal chops, New York strip, and Colorado lamb chops. A three-course prix fixe menu includes antipasti, entrée, and dessert. Outdoor sidewalk seating is available. Open Mon to Sat for lunch and dinner. Reservations accepted.
599 E Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck (914) 732-3535;

Vinoteca Restaurant & Wine Bar

Italian $$$

Located in the space that formerly housed Toscana, this Italian restaurant and lounge, owned by Paul Ardaji Jr. (whose father owned Toscana), has an 85-seat dining room with a menu of fresh pasta, wood-fired pizza, and classic entrées like veal Milanese with arugula and tomato and chicken scarpariello with cherry peppers and spicy sausage, plus a cocktail lounge where DJs spin four nights a week. A prix fixe “Pronto Lunch” is available, as well as Sunday brunch with bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Marys, or Bellinis; lunch is served Mon to Sat, and dinner is served daily.
33 Lewis St, Greenwich, CT (203) 661-2354;



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