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providence special dinner quick...frank t. help!

im hungry Feb 16, 2010 02:21 PM

tommorrows a big anniversery for my wife and myself,looked at online menus from local 121,gracies,mills tav,etc.we both cook,we want something we cant make,but dont want the fancy, tower of scallops or whatever "food as art"deal,we just want something really really good.thanks so much friends!!

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    Sean RE: im hungry Feb 16, 2010 03:07 PM


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      digga RE: Sean Feb 16, 2010 04:41 PM

      Ditto Chez Pascal. Ama's on the West Side is lovely and romantic and I'm guessing you don't have raw bar/izakaya-style food everyday.

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        Gin n Tonic RE: digga Feb 17, 2010 04:33 AM

        Ama is a nice place, but izakaya isn't dinner, and there's no way I'd put it in the same league as Chez Pascal or Gracie's or Mill's.

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          im hungry RE: Gin n Tonic Feb 17, 2010 07:10 AM

          love ama,but not for this occassion,need something with alittle more,.so far chez pascals leading the decision votes so far.thanks everyone,frank you out there?

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            malyna RE: im hungry Feb 17, 2010 07:40 AM

            frank always suggests the same restaurants anyway... just look at his old posts ;-)

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              Frank Terranova RE: im hungry Feb 17, 2010 11:09 AM

              Hi Hungry,

              A couple of weeks ago I tried New Rivers and it was very nice. also like Bacaro. I dont know what to say on Prov. Restaurants I like Newport more Cafe Longo on the Hill Plus I dont go out much in RI. Actually there isnt much that I cant make anyway. I love to cook even for my family The best food in my life was at the Isle of Capri in italy.
              Sorry wish I could help more just being honest.

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                joe777cool RE: Frank Terranova Feb 17, 2010 01:29 PM

                you should go to Franks house for dinner....or to Italy

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                  sarabean RE: joe777cool Feb 17, 2010 06:10 PM

                  LMAO!!!!!!! nice!

        2. re: Sean
          invinotheresverde RE: Sean Feb 17, 2010 07:25 AM

          Chez Pascal, easily.

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            tasteegrub78 RE: invinotheresverde Feb 17, 2010 08:42 AM

            Chez Pascal...Al Forno...perhaps La Laiterie in Wayland Square?

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          tasteegrub78 RE: im hungry Feb 17, 2010 08:40 AM

          Chez Pascal's wonderful. Al Forno would also be a good alternative. And L'Elizabeth in Providence has a very romantic ambiance.

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            im hungry RE: tasteegrub78 Feb 17, 2010 08:49 AM

            lookin pretty much like chez pascal,do i need to call for a reso for tonight?

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              invinotheresverde RE: im hungry Feb 17, 2010 10:33 AM

              I would.

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            Frank Terranova RE: im hungry Feb 18, 2010 12:28 AM

            Oh I forgot, Nicks and Broadway Bistro also. I know its the same OLD rec's but they also have very nice food..Broadway Bistro is very cozy. Hope something worked Italy is a little too far for dinner lol.

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