Where to hit the culinary jackpot in Atlantic City

Like a hot shooter at the dice table, the Atlantic City restaurant scene is on a proverbial roll. Whether you crave a taste of classics from “Boardwalk Empire” or a modern meal from a culinary superstar, this shore town runs the gamut when it comes to gastronomy.

Izakaya at the Borgata

Owned by Philadelphia chef Michael Schulson, this hip eatery offers Japanese robatayaki — a traditional charcoal grilling method — in a pub-style setting with sashimi and sushi. Top sellers include edamame dumplings, the spicy tuna cracker and Kobe beef.

Capriccio at Resorts Casino

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At Atlantic City’s first casino, opened in 1978, this upscale restaurant overlooking the boardwalk serves classic Italian specialties such as seafood zuppetta, osso buco and branzino.