Open late Fri.-Sat.
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Papa Razzi Restaurant Review: Located in the tony Mall at Short Hills, Papa Razzi provides a respite for the harried shopper as well as an attractive dining destination for couples, friends and families, even when the high-end shops surrounding it are closed for the day. The food is modern Italian, defined as a brighter, lighter take on the traditional, and it succeeds with thin-crust pizzas from a wood-burning oven, pasta dishes with light sauces and hearty entrées. Start with gamberi allo spiedo---grilled shrimp with braised spinach and lemon vinaigrette---or the panzanella---a variation on the classic salad with mixed greens, capers, tomatoes, torn focaccia and Vermont goat cheese in a red wine vinaigrette. For an entrée, we suggest the lombatina di vitello, a bone-in center-cut 14-ounce veal chop with wild mushrooms, Marsala and fresh vegetables. Although the wine list is limited, Papa Razzi offers some interesting and fairly priced tasting flights of three two-ounce pours of each varietal.