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Chinato Restaurant Review: Chef-restaurateur Zack Bruell’s Chinato is named after a flavorful Italian after-dinner wine enriched with herbs, spices and cinchona bark. The pad boasts clean lines, gauzy curtains, low ceilings and quiet corners. Meanwhile, the menu explores Italian cuisine. Classic dishes are updated with big, bold tastes while still maintaining their simplicity. Start with a crudo of beef with fried capers and potato crema, moving to a house-made linguine with seared bay scallops, fennel and a sweet lobster broth. Antipasti offerings are just as appealing, with options like burrata or chicken liver mousse. Among the pizzas is one served with a salty guanciale, a poached egg and truffle oil. For dessert, the ricotta cheesecake is a must, and the apple torta will make you want to curl up with a blanket and a glass of red. Speaking of, the wine list is also well-written, with vinos coming from all corners of Italy and starting at $21 a bottle.