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V.19 No.46 | 11/18/2010
L'oceano
Ari LeVaux

Have Fork, Will Travel

Italian Land and Sea

The pleasures of pesce alla Ligure

Special series: The Alibi’s resident food columnist Ari LeVaux reports from Italy for a few issues. Buon appetito!

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V.18 No.45 | 11/5/2009
An exterior roof façade crowns La Isla’s interiors, making it seem like a little cabana on the beach.
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com

Restaurant Review

La Isla

Mexican food for marineros and landlubbers alike

The feeling inside La Isla, on Bridge just west of the river, is laid-back and celebratory. Western fantasy, Dances With Wolves-style paintings of animals and the men who wrangle them hang on the walls, along with Old West photos and framed news clippings. There are plants (real and fake), suspended paper bells that look leftover from Chinese New Year, and some painted globe chandeliers that might have come from a midcentury diner. An exterior roof façade crowns the kitchen, making it seem like you’re outside while the kitchen is in a little cabana on the beach.

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