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Eleven 79 Restaurant Review: Good things come in small packages, a saying that rings true of this compact early nineteenth century Creole cottage. What is the ambience inside Eleven 79? Well, if the Rat Pack were alive today, you’d expect to see them sharing a bottle of red wine at a softly lit corner table. Regulars sit or stand hip to haunch around the bar, cooling their heels before being squeezed into a hard-to-get table. A less-than-comfortable wooden banquette lines one long wall. Oval ramekins hold shrimp scampi drenched in a buttery brown sauce that’s bursting with garlic and mushroom flavors. A thick, juicy filet is served on toasted crouton with culatello ham, Gruyère and Marsala. Richly sauced pastas (try the puttanesca) and veal dishes --- saltimbocca and the like --- dominate the rest of the menu. Desserts are simple and straightforward, such as a traditional tiramisu or lemon ice and gelati from the famed Angelo Brocato’s. The wine list is focused on Italian selections, offers several choices by the glass, and includes rosés, sparkling wines and dessert wines. Happy hour is offered weekdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.