have a lot of regulars who get the same thing every time,” Durow said.
“Some of them come in for dinner multiple times a week and just order
whatever special we have that night.”
dinner specials — rib-eye steaks, lasagna, Alfredo pasta and pork
tenderloin can pop up on any given night — are starting to gain a
following of their own. They are sold until gone, and being that there
is no full dinner menu (other than the sandwiches, soups and salads),
they can go fast.
right, the pesto garden with blackened chicken
homemade food is just a little better than what you can find at home and
pairs well with the cozy, modest atmosphere that nods to bistro
ambience: open, airy and nearly always filled with lively, talkative
All in all, The Stuffed Olive seems to be successful in its endeavor to make food that makes one feel right at home.
“There aren’t many strangers in here.
see their neighbors,” Durow said. “We have a lot of customers, but they
all seem to be close-knit. It’s a good community over here.”
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aspects, and include constructive criticism regarding food, ambience or
service when appropriate.
Photos by Mark Hancock
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