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oldone Aug 30, 2006 08:38 PM

Being forced to go to Carmine'e for lunch before the theater. What to order? Anything worth while, or is this just an expensive lunch that I will regret.

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    Peter Cherches Aug 30, 2006 09:56 PM

    It's generally awful. Some people like the fried stuff--zucchini & calamari, but I found them both heavy & greasy. The one dish I have a warm spot for is the rigatoni country style, with white beans and sausages--pretty tasty.

    I went a bunch of times for office parties, kicking & screaming. I find the mangia, mangia party atmosphere pretty creepy.

    http://petercherches.blogspot.com

    1. jenniebnyc Aug 31, 2006 01:22 AM

      IMO the csr. salad is good as is the linguini and clam sauce. And the plain old rigatoni with red sauce is good.

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