accolades

Creative Loafing

Top 50 Restaurants 

2021

""It’s hard to believe that it’s been four-and-a-half years since I lost my mind at this Dunedin-based unicorn. I’ve dined here at least a dozen times without ever having the same dish twice. It remains my pick for No. 1 in the region."

-Jon Palmer Claridge

 

#1 Restaurant 2019

2019

"The flavors explode on your palate in combinations that surprise or amaze. I’ve run out of superlatives."

-Jon Palmer Claridge

Best of the Bay

Creative  Loafing

Critic's Picks

Best Pandemic Metamorphosis

  2020

Best Overall Restaurant

2018

"When the food is, in a word, poetic, who needs white linen?"

Best Chefs

2017

Best New Restaurant

2017

"There are no foams and few modernist tricks — just imaginative ingredients in perfect combinations to make you weak in the knees. "

Tampa Bay Times

Top Romantic Restaurants 

 2019

"They have an eye to things that marry sweet and savory (lots of savory dessert elements), every hyper-composed plate a juxtaposition of color and texture without being fussy."

- Laura Reiley

Top 50 Restaurant

2018

"What they excel at is preparing incredibly ambitious food in a microscopic open kitchen."

-Laura Reiley

press

4.5 star review

Creative Loafing

"I’m overjoyed to report that I’ve found this mythical gastronomic unicorn, not in some far off Shangri-La, but across the street from Dunedin Lanes."

-Jon Palmer Claridge

Tampa Bay Times

Revamped Tampa Restaurants

"As has been the case for so many years, chefs and owners Jason and Erin “Cricket” Borajkiewicz are still wowing diners with their contemporary and innovative takes on New American cuisine."

-Helen Freund

3 Star Review

"The Restorative in Dunedin is Doing its own thing,

exceptionally well."

-Laura Reiley

plates on plates

Creative Loafing

"The chef-owners pride themselves on not repeating the same dishes over and over, which allows them to get creative and specialize in variety."

-Ainhoa Palacios