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Ristorante Luci?

eleaticstranger May 19, 2007 09:10 AM

Has anyone been recently? Is it any good? Any tips on what to order and what to avoid?

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    St Paul Susie RE: eleaticstranger May 20, 2007 03:37 PM

    Its excellent - haven't been in almost 3 months.

    They have a tasting menu that the chef puts together. But you can also create your own tasting menu as well.

    Spag. Cabonora (carbonora) is a must.

    I've never had anything bad there. Service is nice and a decent wine list. Had a mid priced Italian Red last time & it was a La Mera or La something?

    Its a very enjoyable place. Have Fun!

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      eleaticstranger RE: St Paul Susie May 21, 2007 07:54 AM

      Thanks, we will!

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      chrisinroch RE: eleaticstranger May 21, 2007 04:01 PM

      Is this the place near st kates that used to be "the Club" dive bar with the $.25 beer wednesdays?

      If so, My friends rave about the food and the nice intimate setting. I've never been, but I trust these friend's tastes.

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        KTFoley RE: chrisinroch May 21, 2007 10:27 PM

        Not sure -- RL has been in the same spot since I first heard of it 16 years ago. The setting is usually described as "looks like it used to be an American Legion Hall" and not in a good way. Is that what they meant by intimate?

        But the food is rave-worthy.

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          The Dairy Queen RE: chrisinroch May 22, 2007 04:00 AM

          EDIT: Yes, Ristorante Luci (the one on the Northeast side of the street, on Cleveland a few doors up from Randolph and across from St. Kate's) used to be a bar. It still has the Pabst Blue Ribbon sign out front. The standalone location, Luci Ancora, is on the southwest corner. That location, which is the one I've been to, is a very nice setting--not fancy, just light and airy.

          http://www.ristoranteluci.com/

          ~TDQ

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