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Thai cuisine, from satay chicken, tom yum soup, Jade fried rice, Bangkok shrimp, green curry and prig pow to an extensive selection of teas. Buddha figurines adorn the interior, providing a serene and inviting atmosphere for lunch and dinner guests. L, D, FB, = , RA, TO, , $$$, ALL. Indochine 21 E. Adams St., Downtown (598-5303); 1974 San Marco Blvd., San Marco (503-7013). indochinejax.com). Diners indulge in a variety of Thai and Southeast Asian classics. Veggie dishes, tofu, beef, chicken, shrimp and scallops may be prepared to your level of heat—1 is mild, 6 is scorching hot. Try the Crab Rangoon and the iced blackberry jasmine green tea. L, D, O, FB, TO, RA, $$, ALL. Pom’s Signature Restaurant 9822 Tapestry Park Cir., Southside (641-2450). Upscale chef-owned bistro features a mere 11 tables but packs a lot of flavor into a cozy interior. Try the duck confit crispy spring rolls, green curry seafood, braised oxtail and chocolate soufflé for dessert. L, D, B/W, RA, TO, , $$, ALL. VIETNAMESE Pho, a Noodle Bar 117 W. Adams St., Downtown (353-0320, phoanoodlebar.com). In addition to its namesake dish, Pho also offers Asian faves like fried rice with beef, and chicken or beef stir-fry. The banh mi sandwich is terrific—roasted pork, cucumbers, jalapenos, cilantro, soy pickled daikon and carrots on a fresh roll. Gluten-free and vegan-friendly choices, too. L, D, B/W, TO, RA, $$, ALL. Pho Today 9700 Deer Lake Ct., Southside (551-7367). With a lengthy menu of soups, Vietnamese salads and rice dishes, Pho Today offers something different from your standard fare. Try the sizzling seafood on hot plate and one of the many varieties of iced bubble tea. L, D, TO, $$, ALL. WINE BARS Grape & Grain Exchange 2000 San Marco Blvd., San Marco (396-4455; grapeandgrainexchange.com). The name says it all. The Grape and Grain exchange is a mix between a liquor store and bar, selling craft beers that you can drink straight from the cooler for a small corkage fee, or distillery liquors by the bottle to take home. Even with the in-and-out option, the laid-back ambiance may persuade you to stay a while. O, , FB, * , $$, ALL. Royal Palm Village Wine & Tapas 296 Royal Palms Dr., Atlantic Beach (372-0052; royal-palmwines.com). Large round tables made from wine barrels set the mood here, as do dishes like phyllo-wrapped salmon, polenta cakes, smoked sea salt-crusted beef tenderloin and ginger white chocolate bread pudding. L, D, O, B/W, $$, ALL. ] Send food and restaurant news, foodie ideas or questions to mail@jacksonvillemag.com. WANTED: Volunteers for Volunteers in Medicine–Jacksonville! SPRING 2014 EDITION View it online at Jacksonvillemag.com Join a dynamic, dedicated team of professionals who deliver primary medical care to the working uninsured of the Jacksonville community. Interested physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists, may e-mail Catie Wallace at cwallace@vim-jax.org or call (904) 399-2766 ext.103 for more information on volunteering. Please visit our website: www.vim-jax.org MARCH 2014 JACKSONVILLEMAG.COM | 97

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