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Toni Bulloni - transitions to high end.....

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Toni Bulloni - transitions to high end.....

Snarf | Feb 22, 2009 06:54 PM

This place used to be my fave go to in Yorkville for very reasonable pasta and pizzas, with portions so large that you could take them home and eat for a few days. The wines were reasonable, the apps were approachable, and the service was always attentive and efficient. Very cool for that part of town, and quite a find for some time.

The price has been creeping up, now to the point where the calamari app is 12$, and pizzas and pastas are starting in that range as well. Wines by the glass begin with abysmal local plonk at 7$, followed by basic shelf wines at 10$ per glass. Okay, 40$ isn't bad for a bottle in Yorkville, but when I compare total bill over the last two years, I'm looking at a significant increase. And when you look at the price of the specials for the evening, they range in the high twenties to low thirties. Good for them if they are getting the trade to justify this, as their service and standards are certainly consistent, but it's no longer the same bargoon for the area, which is unfortunate. Although we were there at an off hour, it was very quiet. When we walked by Manyata, it was full. Greg cuts costs, packs them in. Toni goes high end and slow down.......

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