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Bellavitae tonight--need suggestions!

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delish317 Jul 10, 2007 09:50 AM

I am going to bellavitae tonight. I heard good things about the fried meatballs, cauliflower, figs and caprese dishes. Any suggestions as to what to order for starters and what pasta or fish dish to finish it off with?

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    elizabeththinks Jul 10, 2007 10:28 AM

    I love the afogato there for dessert...

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      aeros Jul 10, 2007 10:51 AM

      The Insalata Rughetta is wonderfully refreshing. It's an arugula salad with crispy pancetta and aged balsamic dressing. I don't know if it's still on the menu, but the spaghetti with cracked spicy tuna on top was sensational.

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        jdmetz Jul 10, 2007 12:00 PM

        The gnocco fritto was great for a starter and I second the afogato for dessert.

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          carrottop Jul 10, 2007 12:00 PM

          if they have the favas with pecorino--DEFINATELY!!!

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            Kanger Jul 10, 2007 12:49 PM

            For a starter, I like the ricotta fritters.

            Also, I know you didn't ask about dessert, but I love the chocolate pistachio "cloud" cookies.

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              jsmitty Jul 10, 2007 01:06 PM

              veal with tuna sauce was great

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                Nehna Jul 10, 2007 02:23 PM

                Without a doubt, the cauliflower. Wonderful dish.

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