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Seeking the best veal milanese

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coldbeer May 19, 2011 10:57 AM

Within 10 miles of Summit...must be served on the bone. Seeking the tennis racquet of pounded veal chops. There must be 200 Italian restaurants in this radius I'd guess. One of the best used to be at Carmine's in Livingston, but they are no longer.

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    tom246 May 19, 2011 11:26 AM

    Not saying it was the best ever but had a very enjoyable Veal Milanese at The Orange Squirrel in Bloomfield.
    That was over a year ago, hopefully it hasn't changed, at least for my tastes for Veal Milanese.
    Here is a link to our meal.

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/677860

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      coldbeer May 19, 2011 11:30 AM

      Excellent response, but that is on the winter menu. They just switched over to the grilled veal chop. : (

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        tom246 May 19, 2011 12:01 PM

        Me not being there in over a year obviously showed :)

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          Spaetzle75 May 19, 2011 03:22 PM

          What about scalini fedel? Not sure on the spelling. Any decent Italian restaurant that has a veal chop on the menu would make it for you. Just ask.

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            coldbeer May 20, 2011 01:48 PM

            Cafe Lia in Cranford to the rescue! Called them up and asked for them to make it, and they went ahead and did it. It was great, as is this restaurant. Entertainment on the weekends, Strawberries Jubilee at your tableside, the whole place just has a happy vibe and the food is tops.

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              bifpocaroba May 22, 2011 06:01 AM

              Coldy, I went to Volare on W.4th St the other night and had a real nice veal milanese. The place is a complete throwback.

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              Volare's Restaurant
              7 Station Sq, Rutherford, NJ 07070

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                coldbeer May 23, 2011 05:35 AM

                West 4th Street throwback like the Peculiar Pub?

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      OGguy May 23, 2011 05:51 AM

      Haven't been in a while, but La Griglia in Kenilworth used to serve a very fine example....

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      La Griglia
      740 Kenilworth Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033

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