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IN GOOD TASTE: Enoteca Adriano: Italian favorites served by 'family'

IN GOOD TASTE: Enoteca Adriano: Italian favorites served by 'family'

Written on a chalkboard at the entrance to Enoteca Adriano: “86 percent of a relationship is figuring out where to eat.”

In North PB, couples enjoying date nights have made this cozy spot, which features an Italian wine bar, their go-to destination.

They’re not alone. Since “Chef Franco” opened Enoteca Adriano in 2009, his indoor/outdoor restaurant has also become a favorite of families in the neighborhood. The reason?

“It’s my cooking,” said the Calabria-born Franco Tassone, who hails from a family of five chefs. While he’s passed on the majority of the food preparation responsibilities to his staff chef Jose Ramirez — “He’s my right-hand man. He’s more Italian than me”...

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