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Parker's on Ponce Restaurant Review: Parker's on Ponce boasts a pair of stone-faced fireplaces that create not only a warming environment but also intimate spaces, while the patio provides al fresco seating in agreeable weather. Menu highlights include the Irish onion soup made with Guinness and Irish cheddar, ideal on a cold night. We like to start with a shared antipasto plate of locally made (Pine Street Market in nearby Avondale Estates) cured meats and artisan cheeses. Then it's on to either steaks or fish, although rack of lamb is another good choice. Black truffle "mac 'n' cheese" crafted with orecchiette and lots of cheese just doesn't work in our view, but there’s a straight-ahead version that kids seem to enjoy. Among desserts, consider the seasonal fruit cobbler topped with High Road’s bourbon burnt sugar ice cream. The wine list offers some appealing values, such as the Campo Viejo from Rioja, Spain, a Tempranillo, and a fine red-meat wine.