While Spruce may be spendy, it’s very possible to thrive here without spending big. The $21 Spruce Burger at the bar is an insider secret, and the wine list has a pretty thrilling collection of grüners and rieslings for those who aren’t in the market for a magnum of Dujac. High Treason co-owner John Vuong points to the cache of highly allocated but well-priced cru Beaujolais as the list’s sweet spot.
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This story appears in the print issue of October 2019.
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