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koshergourmetmart Dec 31, 2008 05:44 AM

pasta facory is switching as of january to a meat restaurant. It will be dairy until jan 4

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    FraidaC Jan 5, 2009 11:46 AM

    DH and I went there last Thursday night and were told they would be closed from Sunday, Jan 4 for one week to change over to meat. We expressed our disappointment and the manager said that they will be taking over the other half of the Goodman Hardware building and in a few months open a dairy restaurant there. Didn't make sense to us to do it that way, but then again, no one asked us...

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      4greatkds Jan 1, 2009 07:27 PM

      hi, family members were there tonight, and they are becoming meat, and in a few months will have dairy as well, in another space next to this one.

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        cappucino Dec 31, 2008 03:28 PM

        hope the gnocchi is better as a meat version (see Mike's duck confit gnocchi). their dairy was tough and unimpressive.

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          GilaB Dec 31, 2008 06:52 AM

          I'm sorry to hear it. There are tons of meat restaurants around, and not nearly enough good dairy.

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            EvanM Dec 31, 2008 01:15 PM

            I think they are part of the Levana restaurant family, and Levana has closed or is clsoing in a couple of days. So they probably want to do the catering and elegant corporate lunches that levana was doing.

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              rebeccafriedman Dec 31, 2008 10:15 PM

              Did not know Levana's is closing, but the owner of Pasta Factory is definitely Levana's husband. I am also sorry to hear there is another meat restaurant... oh well.

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                psycomp Jan 6, 2009 06:26 AM

                Levana isn't closing, they're renovating. They'll be back in April.

                http://www.levana.com/#pdfs/Renovatio...

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              rmgmitz Dec 31, 2008 06:07 AM

              wow! we were just there last night, and I thought the cheese fondue was delicious! oh well!

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                DeisCane Dec 31, 2008 06:07 AM

                Makes sense, since you can have dairy before meat but not the other way around. ;-)

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