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Hestia smoked meat beef
Hestia's plates, like dry-aged Wagyu ribeye, are all cooked over open flame. Photo by Chelsea Francis
Hestia bar kalimotxo patio
Hestia's open flame concept continues outside, where guests are greeted by fire pits on the patio. Photo by Chelsea Francis
Hestia bar kalimotxo
Kalimotxo, the restaurant bar, is influenced by Japanese design. Photo by Chelsea Francis
hestia parker house rolls
Hestia's Parker House rolls turn tradition on its head. Photo by Chelsea Francis
hestia dining room table
Leather upholstery and brass lighting fixtures add a cosmopolitan feel. Photo by Chelsea Francis
hestia dining room table
Cultery and the evening's menu are tucked away in hidden drawers.  Photo by Chelsea Francis
hestia dining room wine rack
Dark wine racks envelope the dining room. Photo by Chelsea Francis
hestia kevin fink servers service prep
Chef Kevin Fink meets with his staff before service to discuss the evening's dishes. Photo by Chelsea Francis
Hestia snack bits
The selection of tiny botes include a potato tart, raw oyster, uni with grilled sticky rice, and a scallop herb sandie. Photo by Chelsea Francis
Hestia
Small, one-bite snacks are a prelude to the more substantial offerings. Photo by Chelsea Francis
hestia dining room table
The dining room is sleek and modern. Photo by Chelsea Francis
hestia crab dish
A king crab dish features raw milk smoked butter. Photo by Chelsea Francis
hestia matcha dish
The towering kakigori is a highlight of the dessert menu. Photo by Chelsea Francis