Openings and Closings

Village Cork Reopens With Lunch, Dinner and Full Bar

The Village Cork opened its doors to customers last night for the first time in four months, when the tiny Platt Park wine bar and bistro closed for a remodel. The space is still charming and rustic, but now there's a little more space -- for the cooks as well as the customers. A new open kitchen at the back of the restaurant, complete with a chef's counter for guests who like to experience all in action, has taken the place of the cramped setup that had previously served as a kind of combination kitchen and bar.

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