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amorina aka cucina rustica report


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amorina aka cucina rustica report

ltjbukem | Jun 12, 2005 01:24 PM

got there last night and waited around 15 minutes for a spot. in the meanwhile, ran across to fermented grapes to grab two bottles, one a south african blend of pinotage and other berries and another a tempranillo. nice wine shop.

got seated at amorina, took a while for the servers to get to our order- they were quite busy and bogged down by the extreme heat in the kitchen.

we ordered an antipasto which was good and also a beet salad. we also ordered the lasagna and three pizzas. i got the capricciosa w/ artichokes, olives and sausage. it was great. i have a bone to pick w/ the fact that they dont have a pepper mill, but a regular pepper shaker.

in addition,with the bread, they pointed out that they had olive oil and balsamic vinegar near us, but didnt bother to give us a plate to pour some out on so we could dip our bread.

i resorted to pouring it directly onto each slice of bread i had.

place is quite affordable, as opposed to franny's, which i hear is pricier. and the byob makes it increasingly more affordable.


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