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ChefToy | Feb 28, 2004 07:38 AM

Well, what a surprise..... Sometimes when people bash a place, I tend to avoid it... Was in town to do a pre Acadamey party, So I got a hotel in Century city.. at 9:30 Popped my head into Gulfstream.... Sat at the bar for 15 minutes while the bartender flirted with 2 girls, and left... Didn't want to go to Houstons... Only place still open this late was Carmines 2, ugh I thought...

Walk in, and the place was packed... piano player, jazz singer... one seat left at the bar...

Had the Caesar, which was big, but nice traditional dressing, very good.. $10.00

Next course was the Linguini Fra Diaviola with shrimp and Calamari.... nice kick to it, 3 jumbo shrimp with lots of Calamari... very nice... person to the left of me had the Sausage app, which she said was the best sausage she ever had.. guy to the right of me was have the best looking veal parmasian ive seen.

Bill for Pasta, Salad, 3 Cosmos, and 2 Chards of Cht St. Jean.... $58.00

The Food was Tasty, the bartender and Manager gave great service... Great Little Joint. next time I am in Los angeles, this is the place Im heading for.

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