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Arancini in Hartford Area?

Tinkerbelldee Jan 17, 2010 05:10 PM

Any ideas where I can find them in the Hartford area?


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    moskey Jan 20, 2010 06:02 AM

    When I was a kid living on Franklin Ave, we used to walk a couple of blocks to the old DePasquale's Bakery and get great arancini there. This was eons ago, when DePasquale's was primarily a bread and Sicilian pizza by the slice bakery, way before Mozzicato's got involved and pastry became their forte. You might want to check out what is now Mozzicato - DePasquale's to see if they still carry them.

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      ratbuddy Jan 18, 2010 11:16 AM

      I haven't been there in a while, but they used to have some good ones at D&D market.

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        ilikefoodfoodisgood Jan 18, 2010 01:38 PM

        yea over the holidays we were at d&d and they had them there, you may check difiore also on franklin ave. even further on franklin ave, if youre looking to eat them at a restaurant, they may have them at carbone's.

        1. re: ilikefoodfoodisgood
          kattyeyes Jan 18, 2010 03:21 PM

          Aw, heck, if you head over to DiFiore, please get some nice fresh manicotti...you're in the neighbrhood, after all. Might as well make it totally worth your while. :) I love DiFiore's. Nice ravs, too!

      2. kattyeyes Jan 18, 2010 07:57 AM

        Yes, Maple Giant Grinder, but not sure if they make them every day, so please call to check before you venture out. :)

        I've had 'em at Mozzicato's Caffe (next to the bakery) on Franklin Ave., too.

        Let us know how you make out on your arancini quest!

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        1. re: kattyeyes
          Tinkerbelldee Jan 18, 2010 08:08 AM

          I had no idea that Maple Giant Grinder had them, Thanks!!

          I am not a huge Mozzicato's...I know I am in the minority.

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