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Acme Food & Beverage Company Restaurant Review: Cozy, red-walled Acme may be one of the most underrated restaurants in the Triangle area. Chef-owner Kevin Callaghan, teamed up with executive chef Jake Coles, offers amusing weekly emails tantalizing patrons with ever-changing seasonal specialties. Small (but not too small) plates, “Bowls” and larger entrées may feature such offerings as crisp-fried vegetables with spicy tomato aïoli, sausages served with pickles and tarragon mustard, and fried green tomatoes with fresh mozzarella and tomato confit. Soups sometimes include a comforting cream of oyster mushroom topped with arugula pistou. Blackened salmon turns up with green tomato salsa over Acme’s signature “two-hour” cheese grits. Locally raised beef is featured for the crowd-pleasing Acme burger, and Carolina seafood graces the mains. Butterscotch pudding with a dark chocolate sauce and whipped cream, and chocolate bourbon pecan pie are dessert standouts. Crowds fill the cozy patio for Sunday brunches devoted to waffles, Benedicts and burgers. The extensive wine list draws choices from around the globe, including such rarities as a Beaujolais Blanc and a Yering Station Pinot Noir. Ask about a special wine list sometimes available that features North Carolina and Virginia labels. Acme opens for Thanksgiving, but closes for Super Bowl Sunday.