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Chinato Restaurant Review: Chef-restaurateur Zack Bruell’s Chinato is named for 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 lobster with pickled peppers and then try house-made ravioli with duck confit, speck, goat cheese and a potato crema. Antipasti offerings are just as appealing, with options like mussels with leeks, tomatoes, garlic and feta. Among the pizzas is one served with potato, cauliflower fonduta and truffle oil. For dessert, the tiramisu is a must, and the chocolate hazelnut mousse cake 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.