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Jun 19, 2009 06:57 PM

Piccolo Sogna...what to order?

Going tomorrow night(Sat.). What do you like to order and why? What's especially good this time of the year? How large are the portion sizes? How many courses can we reasonably stuff ourselves with before exploding?



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  1. Just one warning before you go: on my one visit there, they were very late seating reservations . . . more than 30 minutes late, so I'd say don't go starving. If you have to wait, ask them for some of the breadsticks which show up in the bread basket - they're wonderful. And complaints aside, we really liked the food.

    Standouts included wood grilled wild boar sausage, paglia e fieno with a veal ragu (both the pasta and the ragu were spectacular), spinach and potato gnocchi (tasty and light as a feather) and pappardelle with spicy wild boar ragu (again, a very well cooked pasta and a great ragu).

    But the highlight of the night for me was the wood baked, salt encrusted branzino - filleted tableside. This was one of the best pieces of fish I've ever been served.

    Desserts however generally misses the mark, including the mille feuille and an even worse apple tart (really mushy).