Arlington’s known for its restaurants. However, the tough task of choosing just one on any given night remains. Having trouble deciding? Each week Arlington Patch picks a great restaurant either in town or nearby that is worth checking out. Here’s this week’s choice:
– Under the culinary expertise of chef Bob Sargent, Flora has become a favorite among locals since it opened in 1996.
Sargent uses his French and Italian training to make American classics with creative flares. Recent menu items include a slow-roasted pork loin with ginger sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts and a spicy brown sugar glaze, and a striped bass fillet with a blood orange vinaigrette and a Swiss chard-barley congee.
At Flora, you can count on the food to be fresh and local, when possible. The restaurant’s Sunday brunch is also popular.
190 Massachusetts Ave. 781-641-1664. Open Tuesday through Sunday for dinner, and Sunday brunch. Prices: $15 to $28 for entrees.