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My mother was a great cook. My father loved to eat.
I am the Man from Pawtucket and this is my story. Here you will find a collection of observations, from Central Falls to Central Park, from Pawtucket to Paris, about Eating Well. Bon Appetit.

Friday, February 6, 2009

Allegretti

January 29, 2009

Last week I went to Allegretti, the Nicoise restaurant on 22nd Street by chef-owner Alain Allegretti. I had beet salad, pheasant and for dessert, a selection of artisinal cheeses. Frank Bruni of The New York Times gave Allegretti two stars but I would say that it was infinitely more comfortable than the 3-star restaurant he recently reviewed on 3rd Avenue and 13th Street.
For the wine, my friend brought a magnum of Paolo Scavino
1993 Bric del Fiasc, which was fantastic. I really enjoyed the meal and will surely go back if I have the opportunity.

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