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Any restaurants in Los Angeles serve Ribollita?

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petzke Feb 18, 2011 07:19 PM

When in Florence I fell in love with their hearty bread and vegetable soup, Ribollita, and don't often find it. With this chilly damp weather it would be the PERFECT time to consume some!
Does anyone know of a restaurant that serves this soup?

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  1. ipsedixit RE: petzke Feb 18, 2011 07:37 PM

    Osteria Mozza.

    http://www.osteriamozza.com/LA/dinner...

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    Osteria Mozza
    6602 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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      petzke RE: ipsedixit Feb 19, 2011 09:12 AM

      Thanks...I'll have to give it a try...

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        handlertaper RE: petzke Feb 20, 2011 08:33 AM

        Osteria Latini on San Vicente in Brentwood.

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        Osteria Latini
        11712 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

    2. Delucacheesemonger RE: petzke Feb 20, 2011 01:37 PM

      To my memory, Pizzeria Mozza had it as well, and a very good rendition.

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      Pizzeria Mozza
      641 N. Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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        Kvguzman RE: Delucacheesemonger Feb 20, 2011 02:55 PM

        the kind i had in Osteria mozza was more like a pancake than the ribollita soup I used to eat in Florence... dense soup as it is, not nearly as dense/dry as this Osteria's interpretation. Not sure if PIzzeria's is anything like that.

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          Delucacheesemonger RE: Kvguzman Feb 21, 2011 12:43 PM

          Thick but not anywhere near that dense. Maybe you got some from the end of the pot. Using it as a bread schmear sounds pretty good though.

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        running pig RE: petzke Feb 21, 2011 01:06 PM

        I really enjoyed the ribolita at Angelina Osteria. YUM! I could have had 3 bowls of that for my dinner. Not sure if it was a special, though, or part of the regular menu.

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          Jerome RE: petzke Feb 22, 2011 01:51 AM

          i think panzanella in sherman oaks, on ventura, may have a similar dish, a bread soup with vegetables, but by a different name - might even just be pappa al'pomodoro. but worth a try.

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