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faves including hand-tossed pizzas baked in a brick oven, calzones, antipasti and more. Open until 2 AM and later. L, D, B/W, RA, O, TO, , $, ALL. Enza’s Italian Restaurant 10601 San Jose Blvd., Mandarin (268-4458). Family-owned eatery’s special-ties include seafood lasagna, chicken parmigiana, grouper Francese and housemade tiramisu. Live piano music. D, FB, RA, O, TO, =, , $$, ALL. Luigi’s Italian Restaurant 5912 University Blvd., W., Southside (731-0338). Serving Jacksonville since 1975 with traditional Italian dinners, lasagna, eggplant parmigiana, chicken parmigiana, pizza, meatball cheese sub. Family. L, D, B/W, TO, , $$, ALL. Mamma Lucia 11380 Beach Blvd., Southside (645-0081). An authentic Italian cucina with warm Mediterranean hospitality to match, its menu features all the classics including house-made pastas and tiramisu. Casual. L, D, B/W, RA, RS, TO, , $$, ALL. Mezza Luna Restaurant 110 1st St., Neptune Beach (249-5573). Serving pan-seared scallops, Togarashi tuna, grilled pork chops with chipotle rasp-berry sauce, gourmet pizzas as well as nightly spe-cials. D, FB, *, RA, RS, O, TO, , $$$, ALL. MIXX 1161 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach (249-7787). Chef Toni Acireale prepares a “mix” of Italian favorites and Asian-inspired fare. Look for pulled pork sushi rolls, wood-fired pizzas, bacon-fried oysters, grilled house-made sausage and white chocolate pound cake. D, FB, *, RA, TO, , $$, ALL. Moon River Pizza 1176-2 Edgewood Ave., S. (389-4442); 925 S. 14th St., Fernandina Beach (321-3400). Serving pizzas, calzones, salads and breadsticks. Variety of beer and wine by the bottle and glass. L, D, B/W, TO, , $, D, MC, V. Renna’s Pizza Five locations: River City Marketplace (714-9210; rennaspizza.com); St. Johns Town Center (565-1299); Argyle Village Square (771-7677); 11111 San Jose Blvd. (292-2300); 592 Marsh Landing Pkwy. (273-3113). Casual family restaurant serving New York-style pizza, subs, calzones, salads and pastas. Beer and wine only. L, D, B/W, O, TO, , $$, ALL. JAPANESE Kobe Japanese Restaurant 11362-8 San Jose Blvd., Mandarin (288-7999; kobesushijax.com). Cajun spice-crusted tuna with grilled scallions, avoca-dos and tomato, topped with spicy mayo and wasabi mayo—Kobe’s signature “South-West” roll gives insight into the creative sushi coming out of the kitchen at Mandarin’s upscale Asian eatery. L, D, B/W, *, RA, O, TO, , $$, ALL. Mt. Fuji 1950-1 San Marco Blvd., San Marco (399-3305). Hibachi grilled entrées—steak, scallops, shrimp and more—are offered, but the menu is laden with rolls. Avocado, tuna, snow crab, eel, octopus—the list tops out at 65. L, D, B/W, RA, TO, , $$, ALL. Sake House 824 Lomax St. and 1507 Margaret St., Riverside (301-1188); Sake House II 1478 Riverplace Blvd., San Marco (306-2188). San Marco and Five Points receive an infusion of Japanese flavors with a lengthy sushi menu, shrimp tempura, grilled steak and a sushi bar. Casual and upscale. L, D, B/W, RA, RS, O, BR, TO, =, , $$, ALL. Sushi Café 202 5 Riverside Ave., Riverside (384-2888; sushicafejax.com). The sushi list includes a handfull of locally-inspired rolls like the Jax (a California roll with eel) and the Jaguar (eel and avoca-do deep-fried). The menu also includes hibachi, tem-pura, katsu and teppan meals. L, D, B/W, O, $$, ALL. MEXICAN/SOUTHWESTERN Burrito Gallery 21 E. Adams St., Downtown (598-2922). The restaurant and art gallery offers the Tex-If you would like to showcase your business event in Jax Scene, contact Anna Marie Burke at 389-3622. OCTOBER 2011 JACKSONVILLEMAG.COM | 117 9 10 68 7 1 JaxSCENE A monthly highlight of JACKSONVILLE MAGAZINE’s partner-related happenings. JAX MAG LAUNCH PARTY Jacksonville Magazine hosted a joint launch party for the September food issue and Fall 2011 edition of Home on August 31 at the Ethan Allen Design Center at the St. Johns Town Center. Over 200 guests previewed the issues before their official release while enjoying hors d' oeuvres from The Capital Grille, complimentary cocktails and champagne. 1. Amy & David Wilson; 2. Pam Goyette, Troy Spurlin & Candace Sapp; 3. Liz Stewart & Jeff Berry; 4. Jacque Suarez & Marc Wisdom; 5. Holly Keris, Donna Haessig, Laura Howson, Hope McMath, Donna Burke, Gordon Kessler; 6. Hilary & Erik Berger; 7. Michelle Petrarca & Pam Keegan; 8. Frank & Jennifer Winicki; 9.Vicky & Dr. Jim Krebs; 10. Susan Griffin & Sara Costa 23 4 5

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