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idia Jun 12, 2007 03:19 PM

We have been invited to a small affair there.
Any special recommendations on what to order?
Is the food really good?

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    pellegrino31 RE: idia Jun 13, 2007 07:29 AM

    The food is really very good, one of my favorite places to go to. I think the spaghetti carbonara is a must-have (it's delicious), and I like to get the whole roasted fish.

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      jsmitty RE: idia Jun 13, 2007 07:48 AM

      of all the restaurants in the city...i find that crispo is at the top of the list with consistently good perceptions... salumi, pasta, meat, fish et; al. i love this place

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        Lucia RE: idia Jun 13, 2007 09:29 AM

        Just went again last night to celebrate my engagement. Great as usual. Had: ricotta tartufi, risotto balls, zucchini flowers, mushroom pappardelle, and spaghetti w/meatballs. I'd recommend all.

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          ceeceee RE: idia Jun 13, 2007 10:27 AM

          i love love love the carbonara.
          all of the antipasti i've had have been winners.
          for dessert--the zeppoles! mmmmm!

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            idia RE: ceeceee Jun 13, 2007 10:31 AM

            I thank all of you for your comments.
            I feel much better now and expect to have a fine time.

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            kenito799 RE: idia Jun 14, 2007 07:50 AM

            I love Crispo and always get the bone marrow! Yum! Huge bones split lengthwise with caramelized onions and raisins to spread on toast and bread with it.

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              haleyjen RE: idia Jun 14, 2007 08:50 AM

              The Orechiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe is insane...by far the best version of the dish I've had. Love the polenta with smoked mozzarella also!

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                bethl RE: haleyjen Jun 14, 2007 11:59 AM

                Love Crispo, definitely get the Carbonara!

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