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Motorino recommendations--First time

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rschwim Mar 3, 2010 04:56 PM

Going tomorrow with a party of four. Any must try's besides the Margherita?

  1. daffyduck Mar 6, 2010 01:23 PM

    i like the margarita and brussel sprouts with pancetta

    1. t
      tex.s.toast Mar 4, 2010 06:29 AM

      i think the marinara is the best way to experience the brialliance of the crust - its just crust, sauce, shaved garlic and fresh oregano. every time i order it the server says "you know it doesnt have cheese on it" and i have to assure them i am ok with it.

      the white "special" with prosciutto (i use quotes because its been a consistently available special each of the last three times ive been over the last month and a half) is really good - i preferred it to the brussel sprout pizza which i thought was overwhelmed by pancetta and could have used more sprouts.

      the antipasti are really really good - the roasted red peppers w/ mozzarella, and beet salad are both well balanced and delicious. the scamorza bruschetta/crostini is alittle redundant, imo, if youre already eating bready cheesy pizza as your main.

      nb: these are all based on my experiences at the EV location, im not sure how much the menus match up but i gather they are generally pretty similar.

      1. chompchomp Mar 4, 2010 05:45 AM

        I am in the minority that finds their more standard pies a bit bland and underwhelming; however the sopressata picante pie is excellent and the brussel sprouts and pancetta is outstanding.

        1. f
          flbart82 Mar 3, 2010 06:27 PM

          They sometimes have heirloom tomatoes in balsamic as a special, they're definitely worth getting. I agree about the soppressata piccante.

          1. b
            burton Mar 3, 2010 05:31 PM

            Don't miss the soppressata piccante. It's amazing.

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              k
              kathryn Mar 6, 2010 12:56 PM

              Ditto!

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