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Pasta- and pizza-heavy menu and an inexpensive (and not very Italian) wine list.

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: If you prefer small, intimate trattorias, forget about it. But if you don’t need to necessarily feel like you’re in Italy---and neither do the kids---this is the place. The pasta- and pizza-heavy menu is rounded out with salads and house specialties like veal Marsala and oil-and-herb-basted Coho salmon. Try the pizzas, ten-inch rounds with cracker crusts and toppings that range from pepperoni to barbecue chicken. Pasta dishes come thickly, and sometimes strangely, sauced. We think gemelli with pork, black beans, fresh green beans, garlic, bell peppers and ginger is just plain weird, and though we’ll admit to enjoying the cavatelli with prawns, scallops and peas in a lime, coconut, red curry cream sauce, we don’t think we’d find anything like it in Italy. Puzzlingly, bread doesn't come with the meal: it's extra. The operative words for the wine list: cheap and not very Italian, which about sums up the whole dining experience.


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