Antico Forno/ Chicken Parm Lunch
There's a recent thread on chicken parm and I got a craving for it for lunch last week. Originally planned to try Il Panino Express; which someone here raved about..and I've never tried. On the walk over, we decided we wanted more of a "sit down" meal. Checked Antico Forno, which is a place I like OK but don't hit very often. They had it as a "blackboard special." Great dish...cooked in the wood oven over pasta. Pricier than the usual sub version but really nicely done.
The waiter said they could always make it for lunch.
Wow, this is very good to know, as I love Antico Forno but have never seen chicken parm on the menu. I wonder if they'd pack it up to go for me?
Speaking of Il Panino, it was probably me singing who was singing its praises. I a chicken parm sub there a couple of weeks ago and it was good, not great. I still think it's the best version in town, but some days it's better than others.
I've lost count how many times I've had the chicken parm at Antico Forno this summer. It's been on the menu every weekend. I love that it's served in the terra cotta casserole dish straight out of the wood oven. Now, I'm waiting for them to put the butternut squash raviolis back on the menu for Fall!