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Pro tip: go early (or stay late) and grab a seat across the street overlooking the canal at Nektar Wine Bar (8 W.

Set in the historic bones of a Civil War-era livery attached to the Agricultural Works, this is exactly where I sipped an afternoon away over a chilly glass of vermentino, good conversation, and a half-dozen Maine oysters perfectly baked beneath a crust of bread crumbs scented with Pernod and Piave cheese.What began as a supper club in 2006 run by a precocious 14-year-old chef named Skylar Bird has evolved into full-scale American BYOB that’s become a hard-to-book local favorite for intimate, affordable dinners just off New Hope’s tourist strip.The prix-fixe menu format delivers well-cooked renditions of familiar dishes with smart little tweaks — maple-glazed salmon, sweet lump crab cakes with mango salsa, soulful cider-glazed pork shank over carrot puree — that are a solid bargain as part of a three-course menu for .Of course, their slow-rise 72-hour fermentation process is a big part of what makes their pizzas so flavorful, but so are the toppings, like a “Capricciosa” version of a Quattro Stagione that blends cooked ham, artichoke hearts and mushrooms, or the crowd favorite Carbonara white pie topped with Pecorino, sliced pancetta, mozzarella and a cracked egg.There are simple fresh salads (try the shaved fennel) to compliment the minimalist menu, plus a dining room annex for more seating.

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