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Calgary's best antipasto platter

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maclock Oct 12, 2007 11:24 AM

Ideas, folks? I'm on the hunt for the best antipasto platter that Calgary's Italian restaurants have to offer. I'm a hungry fella and hope to scarf down a big plate of this kind of fare tonight.

(Non-Italian offerings of top-quality sliced meats, cheeses and pickled vegetables are equally welcome.)

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    LittleMrs RE: maclock Oct 12, 2007 12:10 PM

    My husband and I really like the antipasto appetizer at Bonterra. They have a seafood version too, I believe, but we stick with the non-seafood one. It's been a while since we've been, so I don't recall specifics - but I do recall that we thought the size was fine for the two of us and worth the $17.

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      maclock RE: LittleMrs Oct 12, 2007 02:41 PM

      The one and only time that I went to Bonterra, I thought the food was quite good and the service was excellent. Portion sizes, however, were quite disappointing.

      Perhaps the antipasto platter will redeem it in my eyes.

    2. pants RE: maclock Oct 12, 2007 02:20 PM

      bonterra is fantastic but we also enjoyed the one at pulcinella, it was very big though - they say for 2 but with a pizza coming it's definately for 4 as an appetizer - perfect for two with a bottle of wine on it's own though

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        maclock RE: pants Oct 12, 2007 02:43 PM

        I have eaten at Pulcinella twice. Both times, I left underwhelmed. I didn't try the antipasto platter, though.

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          pants RE: maclock Oct 15, 2007 03:57 PM

          yeah i agree, Pulcinella is hit and miss, the last time i was there though, it redeemed itself after a couple of dissappointing experiences.

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