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Unpretentious Italian soul food.

Dinner Wed.-Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Xe Sogni Restaurant Review

: It's a family affair at Xe Sogni, an Italian restaurant with a difficult-to-pronounce name, but it means These Dreams, which have come true for the Michael Thomas family. Son and chef Jason, a Culinary Institute of America grad, cooks what he calls Italian soul food. The large bar area is casual, while the smaller dining room boasts a hand-painted mural on one wall and a fireplace on the other---toasty in the long winter months. Jason holds court in the center, cooking in the open kitchen, while mom and dad hold down the rest of the restaurant. Two unusual antipasti are worth tasting: chicken livers sautéed with garlic, fresh herbs and Marsala; and for mushroom lovers, the mixed grill of portobello, crimini and shiitake mushrooms. Pasta is homemade and two creative dishes stand out: we like the broad noodles with a wild boar, rosemary and tomato sauce and the ravioli filled with butternut squash, ricotta and sage. For fish lovers, the grilled Chilean sea bass, with the wonderful combination of basil oil and roasted plum tomatoes, is a standout.
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