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Vivo Kitchen Restaurant Review: A change of location, décor and concept sparks a fresh energy at Vivo Kitchen in Sewickley, formerly Vivo Restaurant in Bellevue. Smart, minimalist design---clean, straight lines, wooden tables, cork flooring---replaces the antique-filled and Italianate interior of the old shop. A wall of warehouse-style windows opens up to a charmingly spare courtyard. The frequently-changing menu, while still focused on quality local ingredients, dumps the old four-course plus formula for a streamlined “Starter” and “Mains,” plus modest desserts. Starters may be beet salad with macadamia nut pesto; roasted marrow bones; or grilled fig with prosciutto, spicy ricotta and honey. Simply prepared mains can include oven-roasted whole branzino or braised beef cheeks. For dessert, fresh or poached fruit is popular as is the house-made gelato. Another big difference: Vivo now has a liquor license, a diverse selection of wines and also a pleasant half-carafe option of two house wines, white or red. The restaurant attracts an appreciative neighborhood clientele.