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A Taste of Bartolotta in Chicago?

KarenM Oct 21, 2006 12:18 AM

We went to the Las Vegas Bartolotta and it was fabulous. Can anyone recommend a Chicago restaurant that prepares food similar to Bartolotta? Thanks!

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    markh RE: KarenM Oct 21, 2006 02:45 AM

    One would think that Spiaggia would be a good choice...Paul Bartolotta was the chef when the restaurant opened!

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      amoncada RE: markh Oct 23, 2006 03:59 PM

      Spiaggia is excellent. Cafe Spiaggia is very good as well and less expensive. Ask for the Zabaglione (za-buy-yone), it's a warm custard made wine served with seasonal fruit...simple and incredible!

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      NDJ RE: KarenM Oct 21, 2006 02:25 PM

      I too loved Bartolotta. The fish is absolutely incredible. I haven't been anywhere in Chicago that does fish as pristinely and easy as Bartolotta. However, Scylla does do fish excellently. She may not be able to fly in fish from the Mediterranean daily, but the flavors, freshness, and preparations are beautiful and tasty.

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        MJD RE: KarenM Oct 24, 2006 06:15 PM

        There are several Bartolotta restaurants in Milwaukee. Its worth the 90 mile trip if you're looking for 'Bartolotta quality!' www.bartolottas.com

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