Posted by: lisetta | December 10, 2007

Happy day

Had a wonderful day today, sipping on Pellegrino morning, noon and night, caring not a lick about the carbon footprint I’ve left behind. Got a prosciutto sandwich at lunch, on a crusty bread, served with grilled vegetables and a salad topped with an emusified balsamic dressing. Had trout for dinner and an interesting version of tiramisu for dessert. The tiramisu contained a very thin, hardly existent, cookie that was sandwiched between two thicker layers of mousse-like mascarpone, a pleasant surprise with neither coffee nor alcohol overpowering the dish. 

Davio’s in Center City catered the event. Billed as a Northern Italian steakhouse, who’d have believed that they’d be any good?  If they manage to deliver such high quality for a catered event, I wonder what their dinners are like? The place was crowded a little past 8 on a Monday night, so they must be doing something right! Bravi!

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  1. I’ve never been there (and am unlikely to go now, obviously) but I’ve actually heard good things about it.

  2. But, Lori, I thought they did a GOOD job!! Go! Their dinner prices are pretty steep for what looks to be a relatively uninspired menu, but I’d expect the quality to be high. The second day of food was just as tasty, with an excellent pistachio shortbread cookie. 🙂

  3. I just meant I would be unlikely to go to a steakhouse having become a vegetarian!


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