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5 Things to Love

Five New Restaurants Worth Trying In '07

By Stett Holbrook


ALL OF A sudden there are a lot of new restaurants popping up. Here are five worth seeking out.

El Rincon Mexican El Rincon brings upscale Mexican to restaurant-needy Morgan Hill. 40 E. Second St, Morgan Hill. 408.778.6769.

H. Butler's BBQ Brisket, ribs, pulled pork, tri tip and more. But what's with the pizza? 568 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale. 408.738.4996.

Morton's the Steakhouse The clubby, Chicago-based steakhouse chain stakes a claim in downtown San Jose. 177 Park Ave, San Jose. 408.947.7000.

Olio Cafe Headed by former Arcadia chef Thomas Ricci, this downtown Campbell spot offers straightforward but well-crafted Mediterranean food and an excellent wine list. 384 E. Campbell Ave, Campbell. 408.378.0335.

Pluto's Located in Santana Row, Pluto's offers fast food made with high-quality ingredients served from individual "food stations" where customers make selections and oversee their food's preparation. 3055 Olin Ave, San Jose. 408.247.9120.


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