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Stuffed Zucchini Flowers, Fiori di Zucca, Frittelli

bklynfoodster Jul 16, 2009 07:33 AM

There are a few names for this tasty Italian Treat.... where can I find them? I know Crispo had them in the past and I read that Pala has them. Anywhere else? Thanks!

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    notsochubbychubette Jul 16, 2009 07:56 AM


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      boccalupo Jul 16, 2009 08:02 AM

      Bacaro has them.

      Several of the Roman-style trattorie might offer it as a seasonal special. Lupa and Cacio e Pepe come to mind. There is also the recently opened Sora Lella and Quinto Quarto, neither of which I have tried.

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        Peter Cherches Jul 16, 2009 01:16 PM

        I replied on Outer Boroughs. In additon to Bacaro, menupages lists four or five midtown places.

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          boccalupo Jul 16, 2009 01:39 PM

          Find-a-food is a great resource. However, I believe these other places you mention might incorporate zucchini flowers into other dishes such as pasta or risotto. Worth giving those menus a careful looking over though, to be sure.

          I think OP (if I understood correctly) is specifically looking for fried, stuffed zucchini flowers such as Bacaro or Pala serve.

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            Peter Cherches Jul 16, 2009 02:42 PM

            I think I searched for fiori di zucca ripieni, but double check the menus for sure.

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        lawgirl1984 Jul 16, 2009 03:48 PM

        I had an incredible one, just added to the menu, at Marea last night. A little pricey at $10 for one blossom, but worthy every penny. Filled with mozzarella and anchovy and out of this world. Also Michael White and Rocky Cirino (manager featured today on eater.com http://eater.com/archives/2009/07/the...) are super sweet!

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          LI_foodie Jul 16, 2009 05:14 PM

          Novita had them last week.

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