Contemporary dining is a tricky category.
Overnight, the bloom can fall of the rose, and diners wonder what they ever saw in a sun-dried tomato.
Linwoods has never lost its luster, though, because its chef and owner, Linwood Dame, was never a dabbler in gimmicks or a follower of trends.
Grab a seat facing the open kitchen, and watch his crew create a masterful flounder meuniere and a stunning steak au poivre as beautiful as they are delicious. Or just relax in one of the area’s best-tended dining rooms.