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Aldea or Hearth?

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William68 May 18, 2012 07:22 AM

Has anyone recently been to these restaurants? Trying to decide between the two.

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    DKennyC May 19, 2012 07:37 PM

    Aldea - get a seat at the counter and see everything being cooked right in front of you. Food is great and really inventive. Space and vibe is good too - casual but still cool.

    Hearth is a little stuffy but I haven't been in a looong time. I'd actually heard that it has improved tremendously recently. Hearth isn't rustic - it's rustic chic. The food is much more formal than Aldea (to me anyway).

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      Pan May 18, 2012 07:45 PM

      I haven't been to Aldea but gave up on Hearth after a really mediocre experience the last time I went. So if it were up to me, I'd try Aldea.

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        RCC May 18, 2012 09:12 AM

        Hearth.
        Food at Hearth are better prepared with carefully-chosen ingredients. Better wine list too.

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          peter j May 18, 2012 07:27 AM

          My choice would be Aldea, but both restaurants are good. Aldea is fussier than Hearth, so it would depend on whether you want rustic or contemporary.

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