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jaylhorner Feb 18, 2007 02:02 PM

I'm going on Thursday... Italian night. Any recs.

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    niccole RE: jaylhorner Feb 18, 2007 04:45 PM

    prosciutto/mozz salad, gnocchi, salt cod ravioli....those are my current faves. if you search JA on this board, you will find many posts. i have never been on a thursday night for the special italian menu, but i hear its wonderful- especially the value.
    ENJOY and please report back!

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      jaylhorner RE: niccole Feb 19, 2007 12:07 AM

      Thanks... will report back>

    2. jaylhorner RE: jaylhorner Feb 22, 2007 06:22 PM

      Just returned from a great meal! One of three have the fixed priced special.. the other two ate ala carte. All was wonderful.. the hour and 1/2 drive well worth it.
      I wouldn't mind finding a half way decent place to stay nearby.

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        niccole RE: jaylhorner Feb 22, 2007 06:28 PM

        im so glad you liked it! what did you have? what was offered for the special?

      2. jaylhorner RE: jaylhorner Feb 23, 2007 11:35 AM

        My wife had the prix fixe Italian dinner. She started out with an arugula salad that was very good. Main course was a braised veal... god, but didn't knock her socks off. Our niece had the ravioli which we all enjoyed sampling. I had the tuna tatare... great!! (I know you are not fond of sushi.) The two of us both ordered the pork chop. It was outstanding. I decided early to get the entree. When she announced she was getting the same, I was disappointed that there was one less item for me to sample.
        The specials were a rack of lamb and another lamb preparation. Both sounded great, but I just had lamb the other night and decided to stick with the pork. The wine... a Barolo suggested to us was very enjoyable.
        All of us loved the meal. My wife and I will definitely return to our latest favorite restaurant. (The niece lives in Florida).
        I would love to find a good Inn near JA.

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          The Chowhound Team RE: jaylhorner Feb 23, 2007 05:00 PM

          Sorry, but we try to keep Chowhound focused on finding great chow. Discusison of where to stay is off topic for our site.

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            niccole RE: The Chowhound Team Feb 23, 2007 05:04 PM

            jaylhorner, i can email you info on where to stay if you.

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