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Pane e Vino
1715 Union Street
Cuisine: Northern Italian fare.
Pluses: Rustic Italian food.
Minuses: Can be very crowded.
Prices: Appetizers $5-$9; Dinner $8.25-$19.95
Overview: Lunch Monday-Saturday; dinner daily.
This neighborhood trattoria serves simple, classic Italian dishes like vitello tonnato, gnocchi and rabbit stew, antipasto, and a great tiramisu. The interior is done in soft colors with a focal point being a long table heaped with antipasti and cheese. Service is friendly and professional. Reservations are essential, although you may still have to wait before being seated.