by Julie Besonen, 11/20/2012
(From left) Charcuterie at August, photo by Anne Senstead • Donovan's Pub photo by Joe Buglewicz
As the holidays approach, everyone's looking for restaurants that offer a warm embrace. Luckily, we've got some suggestions. The havens in our slideshow serve familiar favorites and unusual twists, made with love and gusto. Many have fireplaces or wood-burning ovens, and all of them aim to fill you and yours with gladness.