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Any late-breaking Babbo recommendations?

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Steven Stern Dec 10, 1999 04:35 PM

I've been, but not for a while (almost a year, I think). Going Monday night, dinner, late seating. Anything even-more-than-usually fabulous on the menu these days?

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    Seth Ditchik Dec 13, 1999 04:06 PM

    If Scottish Wood Pigeon with Gnocchi is on the menu, I would highly recommend that.

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      Liza Dec 13, 1999 10:37 AM

      Pray that the maple marscapone cheesecake is available.

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        Steven Stern Dec 13, 1999 03:57 PM

        Liza

        Thanks for the tip; I've started praying. In fact, I think that from this moment on, all my prayers will include the phrase "maple mascarpone cheesecake," just to be on the safe side.

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          Liza Dec 14, 1999 08:58 AM

          Steve,
          Last Monday I got a sneak peek into the Babbo kitchen. Tiny! I have no idea how they produce what they do in that space. I am biased, most likely, but was so impressed with Mario Batali's committment to his cuisine. Want to plan a caper to swipe the pasta refrigerator?
          Liza

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          Al Pastor Dec 13, 1999 06:32 PM

          And the lamb's tongue salad. Definitely the lamb's tongue salad. The testa--head cheese--too, if you like to live on the funky side of the street.

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