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Decent dishes at Toscana....

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manku Dec 12, 2006 05:52 AM

Good friend of mine, who lives in Brentwood, is taking me to dinner this week at Toscana...now I've been half a dozen times, and have yet to try a dish I want to repeat (as to why I've been so often, its been either with him or wine dinners in private room).

The steak is average, the pastas are weak (oversauced, overcooked etc)...

The only decent thing on the menu, so far, is the pizza.

Any suggestions?

Manku

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    Francesca RE: manku Dec 12, 2006 07:37 AM

    Try the calamari

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      carter RE: manku Dec 12, 2006 04:45 PM

      With so many other Italian restaurants nearby, and nearly all of them operated by chefs formerly with either Toscana, Valentino or Rex, I would gently suggest another venue for variety and better food.
      Search for Brentwood Italian should yield much commentary in the past few months.

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        JBC RE: manku Dec 12, 2006 07:42 PM

        I afriad my info is 5 years old, but I used to always get the sauteed Branzino, Med. Sea Bass, which was wonderful when they had it (usually a special); when the didn't I'd order the Lake Superior White Fish (not quite as good) instead.

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Branzino

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