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Linguini with white clam sauce?

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camermom Jun 4, 2008 10:44 AM

Looking for restaurants that serve my absolute favorite meal. I know that Vespaio, Bellagio and Gypsy all serve it, but just wondered if anybody knows of any other place that might serve it? Thanks!

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    kasrg1 RE: camermom Jun 4, 2008 04:53 PM

    You must be my soul sister! I have been searching for the same thing! I read that Romeos had it, but I have never been wowed by their food. I wondering about Andimo? (Don't know if spelling is correct, but they are on Rutland in North Austin). I tried to go there today, but their lunch was already over - I will check on it tomorrow and report back, if someone else does not beat me to it.

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      camermom RE: kasrg1 Jun 4, 2008 05:48 PM

      Romeo's (which is not my favorite) used to have it on the menu--and it actually wasn't too bad. However, I guess when it changed ownership they removed it from the menu. Glad there is someone else looking for the same fix!!

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        nypb RE: camermom Jun 4, 2008 08:20 PM

        Every time we go to Ciola's in Lakeway, my wife gets this dish. She actually told me last weekend "we need to go to Ciola's this week for Linguini w/ clam sauce..."

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      kasrg1 RE: camermom Jun 4, 2008 09:16 PM

      I went to Randalls tonight to make my own after your post - it is pretty good, even if I have to resort to canned clams - but they wanted $2.79 for a small bottle of clam juice - no way! I will try again the place on Rutland tomorrow....

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        frombostontoaustin RE: camermom Jun 4, 2008 10:32 PM

        If you are willing to take the drive I think Ciola's does a lot of great things with clams, and they do have a linguini with clam sauce. As an east coaster I find that there food is as good as you can get as far as italian in Austin. When I first visited the restaurant I had a great conversation with the owner, he told me all of his clams were fresh, thats a plus in my book. I can't wait to hear about the Andiamo review, i have heard very good things about it.

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          austinethos RE: camermom Jun 5, 2008 09:09 PM

          I'm rather sure Asti in Hyde Park is also serving this dish.

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            jungleboy RE: camermom Jun 5, 2008 09:58 PM

            I just returned from a very fine dinner at Asti tonght and they do a very commendable version of clam linguine; good garlic flavor, but now overpowering and nice balance of parsley, olive oil and butter. I'd order it again anytime I felt the urge.

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