Part of the regional Chow Foods restaurant chain, the Hi-Life serves New American comfort foods in a former firehouse built in 1911. The red-brick exterior has a dramatic steeped roof and huge wooden doors, while the high-ceilinged dining room features original fire poles, contemporary paintings, and dark wood furniture. There’s also an exhibition kitchen with a wood-fired oven used to cook creative pizzas like the Butternut, topped with goat cheese and butternut squash. The Hi-Life is best known for its daily happy hour and its breakfast menu, which includes French toast with vanilla custard, espresso marscapone, and sugared hazelnuts.
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