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travisleroy Jul 6, 2013 06:45 AM

Went with a groupon to this lovely restaurant on East 11th. Full length windows surround the tables, making it very bright and cheery. I had the Principessa salad (Arugula, radicchio, apple, beets, pecans, goat cheese, balsamic vinaigrette $7), which was quite large and very good. The Husband had vegetarian pasta (Buccatini alla Nona, Sundried tomato, summer vegetables, cecci, basil pesto broth, crème fraiche, hollow beet spaghetti $13) which was tasty but oddly unattractive (pink pasta "worms" in a bright green sauce that he said looked just like vomit, and he is a doctor so he would know). Still, he ate it and liked it.

Service was delightfully friendly. I think the groupon is still available. Well worth a visit. Most items are available vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free; even the Rigatoni alla Bolognese (Beef, pork, lamb, tomato ragu, sunny egg, red wine rigatoni $14).

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    topodrinko RE: travisleroy Jul 8, 2013 07:16 AM

    I was glad to hear that they found a new location and are able to keep their business going. I last went on their all you can eat mussels Tuesday deal. ($13?) I think you get a choice of red or white sauce. We also had what sounds like the Principessa salad and thought it was delicious and a great value.

    your anecdote about the vomit/worm pasta is funny and totally relatable.

    will have to check it out again

    1. rudeboy RE: travisleroy Jul 13, 2013 12:05 PM

      At least with bucatini, you can inhale through the pasta while slurping it up. You get the "nose" of the sauce that way. Unless it tastes like actual vomit, it is a good thing!

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