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Going to Lupa on Monday - any must hits or misses?

princeofpork Apr 8, 2011 12:13 PM

Going to Lupa on Monday - any must hits or misses?

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Lupa
170 Thompson Street, New York, NY 10012

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    H Manning Apr 8, 2011 12:21 PM

    The vegetable anitpasti, escarole salad, cacio pepe, carbonara, and desserts are great. I haven't tried the salumi or secondi.

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      millefeuille Apr 8, 2011 12:38 PM

      bucatini is a go-to for me every time. gnocchi are pretty fantastic, too.
      people never seem too psyched for the saltimbocca...

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      1. re: millefeuille
        coasts Apr 9, 2011 09:38 AM

        agreed - gnocchi are excellent. saltimbocca is not their best dish.

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        sheio Apr 8, 2011 01:16 PM

        I always get the carbonara and bucatini, opening with prosciutto and closing with the tartufo. Yum.

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          HalfMoonCookie Apr 8, 2011 03:48 PM

          You MUST get the tartufo for dessert! Look around and pretty much every table has at least one... it's insanely, insanely good. Enjoy!

          1. Delucacheesemonger Apr 8, 2011 05:32 PM

            Carbonara is my go to dish, gargenelli with tripe is up there as well.

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              michele cindy Apr 9, 2011 01:02 PM

              Ditto on the Carbonara,

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              edwardspk Apr 9, 2011 09:24 AM

              Cacio e pepe and the gnocchi

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                rockycat Apr 9, 2011 01:54 PM

                I was supposed to go tonight but a sick child has made for a change of plans. Sigh.
                Ditto the carbonara and tartuffo. If they still have the butternut squash and mascarpone tortellini, by all means order it .
                Enjoy dinner for me.

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