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Perfect for special-occasion dinners, the back room of Kristina and Jim Burke’s elegant, months-new bistro feels like a chic enchanted forest.
Local artist Kate Stewart used latex silver paint to create a mural of wispy trees that shimmer against mocha walls painted with Benjamin Moore’s Tudor Brown. For stores, visit benjaminmoore.com.
Cast from a real branch, this silver-plated candleholder seems plucked from a fairy tale. Roost silver manzanita candelabra, $198, Bruges Home, Philadelphia.
Even the name of these stocky leather seats is perfect for the restaurant’s lounge. Yum Yum chair, $450, Material Culture, Philadelphia.
Lightweight but sturdy aluminum vases recall birch limbs. Michael Aram bark vases, $90-$240, Bruges Home.
Sleek and height-adjustable, these smart, comfy stools line the front bar. Bar stool, $140, Material Culture.
James, 824 South 8th Street, Philadelphia; 215-629-4980; jameson8th.com.