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Century House Tavern Restaurant Review: Century House Tavern occupies a simple Victorian cottage built in 1894. Leaving his longtime post at Bacchanalia, chef Daniel Porubiansky brings his considerable skills to the suburbs, but he's no stranger to the area’s produce scene. His menu utilizes the primary materials of Yoder Family Farm in nearby Canton as well as those of local grits maven Liz Porter, for instance. Cornmeal-crusted oysters arrive on a sweet corn salsa tasty enough to stand on its own. While the "she lobster” soup seems to be a riff on "she crab" soup, the chili butter overplays its hand and muffles the delicacy of the lobster. We also weren't all that smitten with a small plate of toasted bread with smoked chicken and figs, a study in muted flavors. Good old-fashioned fish ‘n’ chips was a hit, however. Vegetarians will enjoy a tomato risotto, and gluten-free options are available, too. Dessert could be a vanilla bean crème brûlée, among other tempting choices. The wine list is drawn chiefly from California, and is serviceable if not exciting, but it's a work in progress.