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Dec 13, 2007 09:03 AM

Going to La Buca tonight, any suggestions?

2 year anniv with the gf ^_^

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  1. i think the gnocchi boscaiola is the best dish there. it's hard to order anything else.

    i really think they do cream sauces best. and cream sauces are usually something i don't order.

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    1. re: emosbaugh

      Excellent, my gf LOVES cream sauce (get your heads out of the gutter!)

      And I've been hearing the gnocchi is excellent, so it's definitely on the list of things to try

      1. re: emosbaugh

        Seconded... That gnocchi is heaven...


        1. re: emosbaugh

          It's hard for me to order something other than the gnocchi with vodka sauce. It is so good!

          1. re: baloney

            oddly enough, we've had a change in plans. But the gnocchi will definitely be first pick when we do go.

        2. I'm a big fan of the prosciuttio and burata, as well as the tagliatelle made with squid ink. I've not ordered anything with cream sauce, but any of the homemade pastas will be fine, in my opinion.

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          1. re: SauceSupreme

            I had one pasta with seafood and a cream sauce and the homemade pasta that was wonderful. However, I was a little disappointed with the carbonara -- in that case, I think dried pasta actually lends itself better to the dish.

          2. gnocchi with brown butter and sage is amazing. as is the pappardelle. it's good in general -- great texture -- but the last time i was there i had it with a sauce that i believe was called fumo, which was a pink sauce with smoked scamorza (similar to mozzarella) cheese, and it was pretty fantastic.

            1. sorry you won't be going tonite, but when you do, consider any of the pastas with the arrabbiata sauce. Arugula and mushroom salad is a great opener.