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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