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pof Oct 27, 2006 07:23 PM

Where is the best restaurant serving Rabbit in the general area?

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    PhilaFoodie Nov 1, 2006 02:42 AM

    I had a tasty rabbit dish at Caribou Cafe a couple of weeks ago. It was in a mustard shallot sauce. The meat melted off the bone. Not sure if it's still on the menu.

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      mespenshade Oct 30, 2006 04:49 PM

      I just had a rabbit dish at Amada last week and it was very good. It was rabbit two-ways: medallions and rabbit ravioli.

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        roscoet Oct 29, 2006 10:21 AM

        Rabbit cacciatore-style and sometimes pasta with rabbit ragu. Really good! That's in response to bashful3 on Paradiso.

        1. Chinon00 Oct 28, 2006 11:05 PM

          Spring Mill Cafe is a little French byob near Conshohoken that serves rabbit. I've always enjoyed their food.

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            adamlouis Oct 28, 2006 09:38 PM

            I second Paradiso. They do it cacciatore-style with a fantastic Mascarpone polenta.

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              goodoxen Oct 28, 2006 04:32 PM

              Ava serves pappardelle pasta with a rabbit ragu. One of the best pasta dishes I have had in the city hands down.

              1. missclaudy Oct 28, 2006 02:14 PM

                Vetri sometimes offers rabbit.You could call and find out. Be prepared to spend $$$$ (if you can afford it) for some of the most splendid food you will ever have the pleasure to eat!!!

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                  Bashful3 Oct 28, 2006 02:14 PM

                  A question for you roscoet: are they serving rabbit in some kind of sauce as a main dish at Paradiso, or do they also have pasta sauce made with hare? That's one of my favorite dishes in Italy, but I wasn't as charmed by rabbit as an entree as I thought I would be.

                  Can you describe the rabbit dishes you have eaten there?

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                    roscoet Oct 28, 2006 10:20 AM

                    Rabbit on menu....... Paradiso on east passyunk ave. in South Philadelphia...... actually, one of the better restaurants in Philadelphia.

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