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Gio Osso Will Open Virtù Honest Craft in Scottsdale June 7, with Grand Opening June 13

Foodists who know and love Gio Osso -- the edgy executive chef at Estate House before it closed in 2010 -- have been saying for years now: "Gio really ought to have his own place, something small and intimate, where he can do his own thing." And sometimes, dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.

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Gio Osso is back in the saddle, and he plans a soft opening for his small and intimate new restaurant -- Virtù Honest Craft -- located in the Bespoke Inn (3701 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, 480-946-3477) on Friday, June 7 as well as a grand opening the following Thursday, June 13. Here's what else you need to know.

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Nikki Buchanan