If you have a special occasion, and you either got a bonus or someone just bought your embroidered shower cap business, go to Buca. It’s not going to be cheap - there’s a pizza on the menu for $55 - but despite the high cost and location in the Four Seasons, it’s both comfortable and inviting with dark wood and an open kitchen. Get the branzino sashimi, which is sliced tableside, and a few pastas, then fill out your table with a bunch of the vegetable dishes and small bites. Just make sure you get the nodini, which are really just fancy garlic knots.

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