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There’s a phenomenon I call “the bubble,” where a restaurant’s food, drink, service and atmosphere are executed so seamlessly that you forget about everything beyond your table. This immersion is what hospitality professionals strive for when they subtly dim the …

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Feast Your Eyes

The ceiling at ROÌA

If you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time upon entering the young downtown restaurant ROÌA, it’s because, in a sense, you have.

Before its grand opening in March, ROÌA, located in a…

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