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Jan 31, 2012 11:08 AM

Restaurant Week - Which Italian Should I Choose?

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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  1. 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.

    1. 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

        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

          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...

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