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Heading to AntiPasti in White Plains - What to order?

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hellsbells815 Aug 12, 2009 07:20 AM

Hello chowhounders,

I'm heading to AntiPasti in White Plains for my birthday on Friday. I'm going with 5 of my friends for dinner/drinks. I have been dying to check this place out for a while and am really excited about it. But, I noticed that they have a new Executive Chef - has anybody been there recently?

Also, what do I ABSOLUTELY have to order? I'd like to do a selection of AntiPasti (obviously) and then perhaps an entree. Is it easy to fill up on all of the AntiPasti and then not need a main dish. I don't have any dietary restrictions so suggest away!

Thanks guys - I'm looking forward to reading your suggestions!

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    Doreen RE: hellsbells815 Aug 12, 2009 07:39 AM

    We''ve been there several times. Unfortunately it was much better, in my opinion, with the former chef. However, pizza there is great as well as the antipasti. Happy bday.

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      kaaaassss RE: hellsbells815 Aug 12, 2009 09:46 AM

      Go somewhere else....Bar is never crowded.....Food is so so and expensive.

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        wpfoodie RE: hellsbells815 Aug 12, 2009 10:31 AM

        Stick with your plans and go here - you will have a good time. You can sit outside on the terrace which is great if it's a nice place. Haven't been in a while (since the new chef), but the antipasti is a must and the pizzas are great too.

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          kaaaassss RE: wpfoodie Aug 12, 2009 10:45 AM

          If you must go there, just have a drink and an antipasti and go somewhere else for dinner.

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          hellsbells815 RE: hellsbells815 Aug 12, 2009 12:49 PM

          It seems like a fun place! I would actually prefer if the bar wasn't too crowded - some of the bars along mamaroneck ave get so crowded sometimes! I don't get into White Plains often but when I do, its a little nuts!

          As long as the wine and the food is flowing, I'm sure my friends and I will be fine! I'll report on the new Chef after.

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            kaaaassss RE: hellsbells815 Aug 12, 2009 03:26 PM

            Enjoy and report back. There is never anyone at the bar. I know what you mean about the bars on Mamaroneck ave but they are pubs and geared to a young noisy crowd. You should try Haiku in white plains. Good food and fun.

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