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Jul 25, 2007 05:24 AM

Specific Italian resto request

I think that it was on this board that I recently saw a reference to an Italian restaurant, but I can't find the posting. Here's what I remember. It's an informal place, not much attention to stemware (might even be tumblers?), run by a couple from Italy, absolute old-school cooking, and, for some reason, I keep thinking that it's on the Danforth. And, it was referred to with great affection. Help, please. I and a couple of kitchen rats are jonsing for that exact thing.

Gazie, 'hounds!

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  1. Sounds like Trattoria Gianni e Maria on St. Clair...

      1. re: JamieK

        No, not seven numbers, but thanks for the response and the links.

          1. re: professor plum

            Big Ragu also came to mind for me. Or maybe Regina?

      2. Was it the RM-transformed Europlanet now called Quattro4ragazze? There was some discussion of it in the past.

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        1. re: foodyDudey

          The only italian place I can think of on the Danforth would be 7 numbers...they use the glass tumblers. Would love to know if there is some other place I don't know about though.

        2. And foodyDudey wins the the fiver! It was Quattro Regazze I was trying to recall. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. So many restos... so little time.


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          1. re: hungry_pangolin

            I would love to read your review. I'm in the neighbourhood and only found out today (thanks to chowhound) that Europe Planet had undergone the restaurant make-over and been transformed into this Quattro4Regazze, according to this thread

            1. re: JamieK

              Me too...very very curious. Prices are great.

              1. re: childofthestorm

                I too would be interested hearing if the place is any good? Looks interesting....
                Never noticed it before, although I must admit I don't venture out much east of Donlands.

                1. re: millygirl

                  Just to let everyone know, if all goes according to plan, the rats and I are dining tomorrow night. I shall report back, or no pangolin I.