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The Veritable Quandary Restaurant Review: This quaint brick restaurant has long clung to its own park-like setting as tall office buildings have grown up around it. In warm weather, the pleasant garden with lofty oak trees and stone tables offers a lovely way to feel part of downtown and simultaneously commune with nature. The dining room offers dishes such as crispy duck confit with cherries and port, house-made seafood ravioli, and rich osso buco from a menu that changes daily depending on local food resources. Desserts always feature a half dozen or so house-made ice creams. The appetizer menu, also available in the bar, is tempting: try the grilled, stuffed dates wrapped with bacon. Weekend brunches boast many perennial favorites, especially the Dungeness crab Benedict. There are typically 40 wines available by the glass as well as microbrews on tap. But many prefer the standard cocktails shaken by accomplished bartenders. Service is snappy and authoritative, and a big city hum of pleasure radiates throughout the restaurant.