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Babbo dish recommendations please (researched)!!


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Babbo dish recommendations please (researched)!!

indiefoodie | | May 11, 2012 02:18 PM

Hello, 6 of us are planning to go to Babbo for dinner. Based on the enormous amount of information that was available here, I've narrowed it down and was hoping to get some advice on the same. From what I've read the general advice seems to be 6 apps, 6 pastas, 3 entrees and desserts. We'd like to share and try multiple things but some dishes seem to be extremely popular so for those I have doubled the portions. Are there any others where the tiny portion sizes would warrant additional portions? I was not able to figure out 6 apps that I liked so I have 4 portions of apps and 8 portions of pasta. Is that OK?

Thanks a lot everyone!

Pig's foot milanese (Is this the same as crispy pig's foot?) - 2 portions
Lamb's tongue vinaigrette with three minute egg - Very vinegary (Even though the reviews were mixed)
Grilled octopus (Even though the reviews were mixed)

Beef cheek ravioli - 2 portions
Goose liver ravioli - Rich, bold, sweet (Reduced balsamic) - 2 portions
Squid ink pasta with rock shrimp and calabrese
Chianti stained pappardelle with wild boar ragu pasta
Papperdelle bolognese
Goat cheese tortellini

Pork chop
Fennel Dusted Sweetbreads

Seasonal fruit Crostata
Maple mascarpone cheesecake
Gelato and sorbet assortment
Chocolate hazelnut cake
Pistachio and chocolate semi freddo


Mint Love Letters
Lamb's brain francobolli
Gnocchi with oxtail
Pumpkin lune with sage and amarettis pasta
Fettucine with pancetta pasta
Garganelli with funghi trifolati
Saffron panna cotta
Soft shell crabs (Special)
Lamb chops

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