Published April 6, 2014
For a place with a superb chef, a savvy and opinionated owner with a propensity for blogging, and a retail wine shop with an excellent inventory of hard-to-obtain bottles at easy-to-like prices, Carpe Vino does not generate nearly as much buzz as it should
Sure, it’s respected and has grown in stature since it opened in 2002 as a wine shop with modest ambitions.
Have you heard of Eric Alexander? Probably not. Have you tried his food? Unlikely. Were you aware that this restaurant sells wine at retail prices instead of those double and triple mark-ups you might encounter at many upscale restaurants?