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Da Silvano Tonight - any ordering recs?

MMRuth Nov 16, 2007 03:43 AM

Visiting relatives want to go tonight - I've never been - and am wondering if anyone can recommend particular dishes there that might be good.

TIA

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    Desidero RE: MMRuth Nov 16, 2007 09:16 AM

    I really enjoyed the veal scallopini at Da Silvano. I was less impressed with the pastas, although I can't remember specifically which ones I tried.

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      MMRuth RE: Desidero Nov 16, 2007 09:59 AM

      Thanks - wouldn't be my first choice of where to go for dinner - but I do like veal scallopini!

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      marlosse RE: MMRuth Nov 16, 2007 10:05 AM

      I highly recommend the steak tartar. Also, it's not on the menu but whenever we go we get vanilla ice cream with aged balsamic and a side of strawberries for dessert -- it's amazing!!

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        MMRuth RE: marlosse Nov 16, 2007 10:34 AM

        Thanks for the tip on the steak tartare - one of my favorite foods, but when I saw it on the menu it occurred to me that it might not be the best option in an Italian restaurant - glad to hear that's not the case.

      2. Chow Baby RE: MMRuth Nov 16, 2007 01:57 PM

        Order the trippa.
        It's the best in the city.

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          gramercyfoodie RE: MMRuth Nov 17, 2007 11:10 AM

          so wha'd you think?

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            MMRuth RE: gramercyfoodie Nov 18, 2007 04:04 AM

            Working on a full report - will post as review - better than I thought it would be but not worth the money (even though we ended up being someone's guest).

          2. guttergourmet RE: MMRuth Nov 18, 2007 04:51 AM

            I believe their pork tonnato is good.

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