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Melograno or Salento?

Tonyjlive Jul 7, 2008 07:56 PM

I haven't been to either, but both are on my short list. Any thoughts on food/service at both places? Any can't miss dishes or tips?
Thanks

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    philly123 RE: Tonyjlive Jul 8, 2008 02:29 AM

    I beleive Melegrano is closed for the summer. They are moving a few blocks away from the original location.

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      smackdown RE: philly123 Jul 8, 2008 05:25 AM

      They're headed up towards 20th and Sansom. Not sure when they open up again but I would definitely choose Melograno over Salento, although I did enjoy Salento as well.

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        Tonyjlive RE: philly123 Jul 8, 2008 06:10 AM

        I am aware of the move. Melograno is open until the end of the month. Maybe the 27th but I could be wrong on exact date? At least long enough for me to get there this week in it's current space. Although, I am definitely looking forward to seeing Dave Katz in action again. Dude is a beast....but back to the original question, other thoughts?

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        bumble RE: Tonyjlive Jul 8, 2008 08:22 AM

        I really enjoy the warm Squid & Shrimp salad with cannelini beans in a lemon vinagrette at Melograno.

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