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chrism90 Oct 4, 2006 12:49 PM

Does anyone have a link to Peasant where I can look over their menu? From what I understand it's in Italian and I want to be familiar with it before I go, which is in a couple of weeks. Thanks for your help fellow foodies.

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    wallywalnuts Dec 23, 2006 07:32 PM

    I really wish their menu would include the English translation. It's a pretty extensive menu and by the time the
    waitress finishes translation for you, you've forgotten everything she said. This restaurant just didn't work for me. It was just okay. I would never bother to recommend it to anyone and I have no desire to go back. Underwhelming is the only way I can describe it.

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      chrism90 Oct 17, 2006 05:01 PM

      I'm not a big dessert person but our table had the bread pudding and the panna cotta, both looked very good and the table seemed to like them as well.

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        melodyt1313 Oct 17, 2006 04:46 PM

        Could anyone tell me more about the desserts at Peasant?? I'm a sucker for anythign chocolate...

        Also, how big are the pizzas?? Anyone better than another??

        Heading there for the first time this weekend.

        thanks

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          Lucia Oct 17, 2006 04:59 PM

          I had a great white chocolate bread pudding there.

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          dd992emo Oct 4, 2006 01:49 PM

          chrism,

          Please post a review after you go. We'll be in NYC in Dec and Peasant is one of the places I'm thinking about visiting. Thanks!

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            chrism90 Oct 4, 2006 03:50 PM

            Will do dd. Looking forward to trying a variety of dishes as there will be 5 of us, one being a chef.

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              chrism90 Oct 17, 2006 04:20 PM

              dd...definitely go to Peasant! We had a great night, Sunday, so it wasn't terribly crowded, at least by NYC standards. Every dish the 5 of us had was very good. Appetizers of sardines, tripe, bocconcini and octupus were flawless. Entrees of ossobucco, lasagne, pork, orata and a pasta special were all well represented. The orata had some bones left after the owner himself fileted it, however, I guess that is to be expected. Service was extremely good, Helen from Shopshire, along with wine and a couple of desserts. Not an inexpensive place but well worth it. Hope this helps, have fun!

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                dd992emo Oct 17, 2006 10:57 PM

                Chris,

                Thanks so much! Peasant is very high on the very short list for a Thursday night in Dec. I thought I read something on this board about the FOH being a little unpleasant, but it may have been another restaurant. They all run together from down here....

                Thanks again! Glad you had a good meal.

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              Lucia Oct 4, 2006 01:40 PM

              Try googling:
              http://www.peasantnyc.com/

              The waiter will translate the menu (albeit very quickly) tableside, so that'll help.

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                chrism90 Oct 4, 2006 03:49 PM

                Thanks Lucia exactly what I was looking for.

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