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Side Dishes: New North End Nosh

People who have been longing for fine New North End dining since Cannon's Italian Restaurant closed won't have to wait much longer. This Friday, the space will be reincarnated as The Avenue Bistro.

Susan Rogers, Cannon's former co-owner, is running the business alongside her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Aida Luce. "We wanted to open a place that really catered more to the neighborhood at this end of town," explains Susan. To her, that means "An eclectic menu, light fare 
. . . being able to incorporate what's fresh." To begin with, that'll include nut-encrusted pork loin with a cider reduction and cod baked with tomatoes and goat cheese.

On the lighter side, the resto will offer dinner salads such as fresh tuna niçoise and a steak salad with horseradish dressing. For dessert? An ice cream cake made with Island Ice Cream's strawberry-cheesecake flavor on a graham-cracker crust.

Former sous-chef Shealeen Bratcher has taken over the kitchen. "She was ready to spread her wings," says Rogers. Other adjustments: a new lounge area and an entertainment license that will allow occasional live music.

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