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Any recommendations for old-school fried calamari?

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DavidT Mar 30, 2013 06:54 PM

Looking for a recommendation for calamari fritti, maybe served with a cup of spicy marina sauce along side.

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  1. ipsedixit RE: DavidT Mar 30, 2013 07:49 PM

    Carmine's?

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      vegan73 RE: DavidT Mar 30, 2013 11:12 PM

      first make sure it's not pork bung. apparently a large percent of "calamari" is actually pig rectum and no one can tell the difference

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        fourunder RE: vegan73 Mar 30, 2013 11:46 PM

        urban legend....

        http://www.slate.com/articles/life/fo...

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          Locutus RE: vegan73 Mar 31, 2013 02:06 AM

          Wow! Sheeple much?

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            vegan73 RE: vegan73 Mar 31, 2013 10:46 PM

            i was kidding. sorry it wasn't obvious :)

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            rrems RE: DavidT Mar 31, 2013 07:07 AM

            Rubirosa is about the best I've had, perfectly fried and tender, with a good sauce.

            1. NYJewboy RE: DavidT Apr 1, 2013 04:15 PM

              Vegan73 I loved that

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                vegan73 RE: NYJewboy Apr 1, 2013 04:26 PM

                glad someone got it. although i should admit that when i first read it i believed it until i researched it :)

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