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Navarre Restaurant Review: Small, spare Navarre is located in the thick of Northeast 28th Avenue's restaurant row. Guests may order wine from more than 50 varieties available by the glass, or by the half bottle, full bottle, or even three quarters of a bottle. The daily menu arrives on a clipboard, diners mark off their choices, and the order is then whisked to the kitchen to be prepared. Chefs are supplied by a nearby CSA (47th Avenue Farms) and create each week’s offerings once they see what produce is delivered. Large and small plates range from hanger steak to crab cakes, trout baked in parchment to braised lamb. There's even a classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Dishes sometimes arrive a bit willy-nilly, making this place off target for anyone committed to eating a meal in any particular order. One exception, dessert, such as almond cake, is delivered as expected at the meal's conclusion. The kitchen also runs out of dishes frequently, but diners with a sense of adventure will find much to explore and enjoy.