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La Lanterna in San Mateo?

schwantz | May 18, 2005 01:27 PM

Anyone here been to this place? The review below gives them 2 and 1/2 stars, but all the caveats make it sound less-than-awesome. For example:

" A single serving of one night's antipasti special ($12) -- a large platter of grilled prawns, decent (for winter) tomatoes with pungent buffalo mozzarella, wedges of cantaloupe wrapped with prosciutto -- was more than enough for two. Only the sliced commercial pate and the leaden fried olives garnishing the plate disappointed."

Prawns and commercial pate? Tomatoes in winter?

Anyway. I work near this place, and walked by it yesterday. Is it worth a lunch trip, or should I just stick with Shanghai East?


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