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Restaurant Week - Which Italian Should I Choose?

Schpsychman Jan 31, 2012 11:08 AM

OK for restaurant week would you go to Porcini, Bistro la Baia, or Salento? Have eaten at Salento and enjoyed it but am leaning toward Porcini. Give it to me straight up, which one? Thank you!

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    rocknroll52 Feb 4, 2012 06:26 AM

    Of the Italian restaurants on the RW list, I would recommend Positano Coast.

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      Hungryin theBurbs Feb 1, 2012 02:55 PM

      You can eat at all those places from the regular menu, without any restrictions. When a restaurant is already relatively inexpensive, why bother going for RW?

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      1. re: Hungryin theBurbs
        Schpsychman Feb 1, 2012 04:19 PM

        Have done Branzino and Melograno for RW already, and were very pleased with both, but looking for someplace new. This is disappointing news because Salento's RW menu looks fantastic, but maybe it'll be Porcini? (I hear La Baia is quite loud).

        1. re: Schpsychman
          sockii Feb 3, 2012 08:45 AM

          I've never had a noise issue with La Baia myself....but they're generally so inexpensive (unless you order a special) that it seems hardly worth dealing with RW crowds and rush to dine there...

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        lbmsw Feb 1, 2012 12:59 PM

        A group of us did RW at Salento last RW and we weren't thrilled. The apps were fine. The mains were kinda boring. I haven't been to your other 2 places. The same group did have a great experience at Branzino.

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