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Malatesta Trattoria

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David PR Bailin Oct 19, 1998 11:27 PM

Good new italian opened by
the owners of Piadina. Just
west of Christopher st. PATH
station. Excellent food,
reasonably priced, and
piadinas. Cash only. VERY
italian. Excelent expresso.

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    Josh Mittleman RE: David PR Bailin Oct 20, 1998 01:31 PM

    What's a piadina?

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      Allan Evans RE: Josh Mittleman Oct 20, 1998 02:05 PM

      Piadina is a flat bread-cake, like pita, made
      with white flour and much pork lard. It is the
      dominant bread of Italy's Emilia Romagna region.
      No need to butter it: the lard takes care of
      that.

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        David PR Bailin RE: Josh Mittleman Oct 25, 1998 03:22 PM

        Piadina is bets described as a
        large Italian version of ma
        tortilla that is filled loosely
        with cheese, arugola etc.

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