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A flashback to Coronado’s genteel, high-society days, this small gem in a Victorian cottage exudes romance and intimacy. The glassed-in patio is particularly lovely with its reflected candlelight; inside tables are spread far enough for conversation. Each dish is perfectly prepared and presented. The scent of lavender and honey on the rack of lamb woos the taste buds, as does the vanilla infusion in the scallops. Chef Alejandro Martinez sticks with his tried and true recipes for the most part, and fans are happy knowing their favorite country pate and duck with port cherry sauce are always available. The duck shows up in tacos on the brunch menu, which meanders from Mexican chilaquiles to mussels a la mariniere. As befits the theme, the wine list includes several French imports including Louis Roederer Champagne.