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Donnie Mac's Turning into A'Tavola

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In a scene immortalized by countless movies, a nerdy but naturally hot girl ditches her clunky glasses and squeezes into a mini dress before bounding down a staircase to greet a mouth-agape date. The space in Boise's Linen District went through a similar transformation this year, when Donnie Mac's Trailer Park Cuisine yanked off its mullet and wife beater and slipped into a sleek white dress and heels, becoming A'Tavola. Spearheaded by longtime caterer Lisa Peterson, the naturally lit, white-washed space now boasts a menu of light sandwiches and soups, a coffee counter and a deli case glistening with veggies. We always knew there was a babe lurking under that beer belly. 1515 W. Grove St., Boise, 208-336-3641,

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