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Girasole Philadelphia


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Girasole Philadelphia

cryan1980 | Jan 15, 2011 04:22 AM

Good service from start to finish.

Due to bad traffic we skimped a little on the meal and rushed ourselves. First time at the resturant and would have liked to sample a bit more

crudo: I had read several places that the crudo was the thing to try.
Three small plates Yellowtail, Bluefin, and Bronzino lined up left to right. I ate them in the following order...
Yellowtail: Beautifully balanced. The creaminess of the avocado and the bright acidity from the citrus.
Bronzino: Rolled around fresh mozzarella, slightly heavier taste to it good segue to bluefin
Bluefin: A rather lean cut, I do prefer the creamy fatty cut. Nice with the balasamic glaze but was the one fish I could have left out.

Wife started with Insalata di formaggi: a salad of mixed greens, various cheeses and pears. very good.

cervellata con broccoli di rape e fagioli: Homemade sausage with broccoli rabe and white beans.
Hot sausage: Not overly spicy like some- If your a big heat seeker you will be disappointed. fennel flavor without whole seeds is a plus.
Sweet: Tasted like a breakfast sausage at first. This sausage came back at the end of this dish, avoided it compared to the hot but as the broth from the rabe, beans and sausages combined it took on the buttery flavors.
Rabe: Lacked any bitterness. Beans: Buttery

Dish as a whole: Splendid- The homemade sausage is what lead me to order and still am glad I did.

Spaghetti with crab: Perfect al dente pasta, Loaded with crab meat.

No time for dessert:

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