At Spoke Wine Bar in Somerville, the diminutive dominates. The carefully curated wine list features exclusively small-batch producers. The menu is composed of small plates and nibbles, designed expressly for sharing. Even the tables are small, encouraging intimate conversation.
So far, small seems to be a formula for success: the food is terrific, the wine sublime, and the vibe the envy of the neighborhood. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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