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Old 07-21-2014, 04:57 PM   #41
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Old 07-23-2014, 03:59 PM   #42
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Most places in Baltimore's Little Italy are very good. I will never forget going to a restaurant for my wife and I's first anniversary and spend $350. I should have known when prices weren't listed that it was going to be pricey, but wow! was I shocked.
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I knew the owners and owners daughter and had roommates work there. Free pizza is always good.
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i dont go there and eat there and my sister works there. I have been 4 times in 8 years and it is because she had a family birthday dinner there. I have NEVER gotten anything I was happy with. Then again I don't like soup or pasta too much
olive garden tops out at ok, if you like bland and uncreative italian food. like calling taco bell mexican food, saying olive garden is italian is an insult to actual food from or inspired by italy
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I haven't seen this chain thrown out yet, Travinia. I like them out of the chains. I'm not a huge Italian food guy. Once or twice a year. Because of that, I don't go out of my way to try to find great smaller places.
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olive garden tops out at ok, if you like bland and uncreative italian food. like calling taco bell mexican food, saying olive garden is italian is an insult to actual food from or inspired by italy
Perfect description of Olive Garden and Macaroni Grill is in that same boat.

Went to Macaroni Grill in Orlando earlier this week cause it was close to where we had meetings and I had forgotten how bad their food was. What they call Italian is like making a hamburger steak and telling everyone it's filet mignon.
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olive garden is the applebys of italian chains...you order it, they go in the back and pull it from the freezer and zap it, then they bring it to you. I have been there twice as my BIL and his wife enjoy it. The only thing I have found even edible IMO is the breadsticks and they had some kind of soup with sausage in it that was ok, and I'm not a soup person.
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Bad thing about Italian food is a week later you're hungry again.
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I agree with Fazoli's, it was a decent quick meal.

Maggiano's is definitely damn good but Carabbas mezzaluna pasta is freaking awesome
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As far as chain restaurants - Carrabba's and Maggiano's are in a league of their own. While I enjoy Maggiano's for their pasta entrees, Carrabb's get's the nod for me. All the rest are playing second fiddle.

Carrabba's alfredo sauce is made in per order in a sautee pan with a ladle of heavy cream and ramano cheese. Also, they have the best Mushroom Marsala sauce I've ever had. I know they make that inhouse with fresh mushrooms - has proscuitto in it and all. I've gone to several Proprietary "family owned" Italian joints that whose marsala sauce tasted like it came from a can. Also, if you like mussels and have never ordered the Cozze' en Bianco at Carrabba's, you're doing yourself a disservice.

Everything from Olive Garden is pre-made and comes out of a bag. I've never had a pasta dish at Olive garden that didnt taste like something I couldnt microwave - and the pasta itself is never served al dente, even upon request.
Olive Garden - the Wal-Mart of restaurants!
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There are a lot of good mom & pop Italian restaurants down here. Check out some non chain places in your hood.
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