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Aug 12, 2011 03:20 PM

Restaurant Gnocchi suggestions?

Hello, I'm looking for different gnocchi restaurants that fit my peculiar tastes :)

Personally, I don't like my gnocchi made from spinach (e.g. green gnocchi), nor would I want it made from riccota cheese. Thus far I've only enjoyed traitional potato or sometimes sweet potato gnocchi, though i'd be open to other interesting suggestions. I'm not a fan of the super strong/sharp cheeses (e.g. blue or gargonzola), but open to them if they were in combination of other cheeses.

My two favorite gnocchi's are:
1) 4-Cheese gnocchi at Pangaea. I love creamy sauces and mopping it up with bread.
2) Rabbit gnocchi from Foccacia. Was amazing when I first had it, gnocchi was pan fried a bit and had deliciusly crusty bits. But the restaurant doesn't prepare their gnocchi the same way anymore :(

Any suggestions? Thanks!

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  1. Parkette on Queen W. has amazing gnocchi. Small serving of deliciousness - sauce and all. Unfortunately their bread (requested separately) was nothing special although the waitress said they were working on it.

    874 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1G3, CA

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    1. re: justsayn

      really enjoyed the lamb gnocchi at Osteria Ciceri! Also the beast does variation of poutine with gnocchi instead of fries with braised rabbit!

      106 Victoria St, Toronto, ON M5C, CA

    2. I would have to say the gnocchi dish at Terroni. Soft gnocchi served with tomato sauce and fresh ricotta.

      1. I super enjoyed my gnocchi from Woodlot, which is in Little Italy. Fantastic flavour and consistency, love the restaurant's atmosphere. It was one of the few standouts that night :-)

        A thumbs down for O&B Canteen's gnocchi (and their dinner in general).


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        1. re: ekim256

          IMO i don't think you can even call that gnocchi at Canteen. Thumbs down.