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Uproot Restaurant Restaurant Review: A soaring, light-filled restaurant, Uproot offers a menu inspired by nature. The kitchen relies heavily on locally sourced regional foods which means that the menu changes frequently, but its devotion to quality and seasonality does not. You can’t taste the décor but the dining experience begins in dramatic fashion at the domed entrance as you step beneath a massive modern white sculpture of stylized tree roots. The adventure continues with the ambitious preparations of American fish, fowl and game, with some pleasing surprises with vegetables and fruit. Moist, flaky day boat cod was served with sweet potato pierogi that contrasted beautifully in texture, taste and color with small, leafy Brussels sprouts---lardons added just the right touch of unctuous fat. Roasted octopus arrived with bits of chorizo, hearty white beans and astringent Granny Smith apples on an appetizer plate. The wine cellar matches the pantry; it is 200 carefully chosen bottles strong and is served professionally. The flair for the unusual extends to desserts, with offerings such as banana bread “tempura” with rum gelée, chocolate ganache and vanilla ice cream. There are also less exotic renditions of apple cobbler and crème brûlée.