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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Mirasol Restaurant Review: Mirasol isn't one of those South of the Border restaurants that paints itself orange and shrieks Arriba! Think of the cool interior of a house in the tropics, languid and soothing. Put it in a storefront across from one of the city's best concert venues and a tongue-in-chic retro bowling alley. Add food. Brendan Marsden, who brought St. Louis the restaurant, Modesto, now, like Columbus, has gone from Spain to the New World. The little plates concept remains, except here it's small servings beautifully arranged on large plates. (Beware: Tables quickly overflow.) Ceviche-philes have their choice of four variations, for example, and the kitchen does delightful things with fish, bringing a pleasing flavor spark, but never a shock. Deliriously lethal drinks like caipirinhas lure the willing, and innovative desserts complete the wave o' nuevo. Customers range from concert-goers to the gastronomically experimental. They go away happy if occasionally stiff-necked looking for their waiters.