It didn't quite hit the July 1 target, but Belvedere Restaurant is now open at 323 14th Street, in the former home of Cafe Berlin. (That restaurant moved to a second-floor spot at 1600 Champa Street.)
Kinga Klek, who also owns Kinga's Lounge, transformed the spot into a fine-dining restaurant that specializes in Polish food, though done on a grander scale than at Kinga's. "Belvedere is a Polish government," she explains. "It's like the White House. And most people recognize it's a vodka, too."
Here's a sneak peak at her new restaurant:
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