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Bar Bambino - anyone been yet?

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chilicrema May 8, 2007 04:23 PM

Just heard about this place. Has any chowhound tried it? Also I could not get the wines to come up on their website, www.barbambino.com

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  1. Melanie Wong RE: chilicrema May 8, 2007 05:20 PM

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/39854...

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      Doodleboomer RE: chilicrema May 9, 2007 01:06 AM

      i just went and they were getting slammed. we arrived around 9:30 and got seated by 10. very well-intentioned place and i think that they will do very well, but they need a bit of time, just to get the service down.
      short synposis: assorted breads-basic, but good
      pappa al pomodoro -will be smashing when tomatoes come into season
      house cured salumi plate-beautiful, delicate, delish
      pappardelle con coniglio-rabit sugo-pretty great, pappardelle had an unusual texture that was pleasing
      buccatini al gangiovechhio-proscuiotto, cauliflower, currants-good but not well integrated
      mushrooms al forno-not my favorite

      i would say that desserts were lacking, wine was great, food was good, and their pastas were well-cooked and that ain't easy. i

      i think in the coming weeks they will get the kinks worked out and it'll be great

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