Cafe Society

Olive & Finch was a bright idea, even if this fast-casual is sometimes too casual

Restaurateur Mary Nguyen fashioned Olive & Finch after the traiteurs, or prepared-food purveyors, she encountered while traveling in France. Though not everything on the menu is French, some, like the poached-pear tartine, took our restaurant critic back to her own European travels. What else does the restaurant have to offer? Find out in this week's review of Olive & Finch, now posted on Cafe Society.
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Gretchen Kurtz has worked as a writer for 25 years; during that time she's stomped grapes in Napa, eaten b'stilla in Fez, and baked with Buddy Valastro, aka the Cake Boss. Her work has appeared in publications including Boulevard (Paris), Diversion, the New York Times and Westword. Our restaurant critic since 2012, she loves helping you decide where to eat and drink tonight.
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