expensive gastro-pubs with outdoor seating are in. this place has been around for about a year and a half, less than a mile from our house. i've hosted two matador meetups there.
we're happy for their success, though it means the wait's often longer than we want to commit. 11-midnight is a good time to visit.
pictured pint is local circle brewing's smokin' beech, a rauchbier whose novelty wears off halfway through the glass.