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Nov 24, 2008 04:48 PM

Great Italian Dinner

Well, here is my challengethat i have not been able to replicate,

a few years ago, ive tried out a restaurant called "la botte" down in santa monica , california, it has been basicaly my best meal ever, great contemporary italian food. for example:

Gorgonzolla stuffed artichoke,
4 cheese ravioli, (with shaved black truffle)
a ricotta cheese cake to die for, (basicaly like eating a cloud from heaven)...

... Well, since then ive been trying to replicate the experience in montreal, While i have to admit ive did not try every single italian restaurant available, ive tried a few of the culprit one without much luck:

Buenna notte, Stromboli, Tenuta, otto, primavera, Grazziella, ill martini, la diva, novelo ect ect...

ive read other things about many of the other known restaurant in town : Da emma, Bice, Bis, le lattini, il mulino, but in all honesty none have really inspired me..

well, in my last hope, i am here to ask for your help for suggestion for the dinner of a life time, be it in a trendy or classic atmosphere, the only thing that really do matter to me is a divine sofisticated meal i can remember for years to come.

thanks for your help

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    1. try Bronte on sherbrooke and st mathieu. i just had a pasta duo with shaved white truffle that almost made me cry it was so good! the food, presentation service were all superb!

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      1. re: eattotoeat

        ive looked at their menu on the web, seems more french than italian...

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        1. You could try Il Piatto Della Nonna (5171 St Laurent)... great little Italian place with very good homemade food.

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          1. re: Jonquilles

            While Il Piatto can serve up some fine tasting rustic red sauce Italian, it would be really pushing it to say that the OP could find the "divine sofisticated meal i can remember for years to come." they are looking for there.