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New in Westport: 323 Restaurant & Bar

There’s a new restaurant in Westport. Remember Bogey’s? That space is now 323 Restaurant & Bar, owned by Jay Faillace and his son Matt. The “New American” menu is prepared by  Executive Chef Christopher Vacca, who sources local produce,  dairy, and sustainable seafood. Lunch favorites include New England Clam  Chowder, the short rib and brisket blend 323 burger, smoked salmon tartine with  crème fraiche, tobiko and caper jam, a stuffed portobello burger and an  assortment of salads. Dinner highlights  include signature dishes that run the gamut from grilled pork porterhouse with  Anson Mills cheddar grits, salmon a la plancha with spring vegetable ragout and  black truffle sauce, to crispy roasted chicken with fingerling potatoes and  spicy Cajun country shrimp and grits. Chef Vacca’s Italian heritage shines  through in such dishes as the eggplant terrine parmagiana, as well as with his  house-made gnocchi and stuffed pasta dishes, all prepared with seasonal  vegetables and sauces. 323’s steakhouse section of the menu features  USDA prime dry aged steaks with classic steakhouse sides.

323 Main Street, Westport

(203) 222-0323