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Apr 16, 2009 09:14 AM

Peasants, Hamilton

On Hamilton Ave. Going for work lunch next week. Anyone been? There are very few reviews on this place.

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    1. re: shabbystorm

      Thanks, I've already looked at the website. Certainly looks delicious. Just wanted to see some opinions from someone who's eaten there.

        1. re: Heatherb

          Finally made it there and the food was wonderful even though it took a while to get it. On their behalf it was Admin Proffessional Day at lunch time and there was quite a large party upstairs as well as a bunch of 4-8 tops all seated at once w/ one waiter downstairs (he could have used some help).
          That being said, the food was worth the wait. We started w. an appetizer of tarragon seared scallops w/ asian slaw...cooked perfectly w/ all the right flavors, as was my entree - lump crab cake w. dill hollandaise sauce. Pure heaven, fresh, crispy on the outside and 99% tender crab 1% filler (if any). Others in my party had BLT pasta, a hearty looking chix parm and shrimp scampi, all very good. Instead of bread to start we were served small rounds of pizza dough sprinkled w/ parmesan and herb, served w/ an excellent marinara sauce that was so good I can't wait to get back and try their pizza. Cheesecake (from a bakery in Brooklyn) and Black Forest cake for dessert were a hit as well.
          Kudos to the chef who, in that tiny kitchen, with a really tempting long list of specials, managed to put out really great food in a major lunch crunch. We'll be back!

          1. re: Heatherb

            Did you get a chance to try Peasants yet?

            1. re: gbean

              Unfortunately, no. I've been avoiding restaurants for health reasons these past few weeks. But it's on my list.