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Restaurant Week in Philadelphia


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#1 davidbdesilva

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 12:12 PM

OK for restaurant week would you go to Porcini, Bistro la Baia, or Salento? Have eaten at Salento and enjoyed it but am leaning toward Porcini. Give it to me straight up, which one? Thank you!
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#2 davidbdesilva

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 12:15 PM

Over 100 views and not 1 reply? Really? Wow.....
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#3 Andrew Fenton

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 11:04 AM

Sorry, David! I'm stymied by not having been to any of those places for years (probably eight years in the case of Porcini and La Baia, and five in the case of Salento). Also, Restaurant Week; so who knows what the menu is, and whether it's any good, etc...

#4 gfweb

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 11:42 AM

I avoid restaurant week. Who wants a limited menu?

#5 zeffer81

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 09:20 AM

I don't think I would go to any of those places for RW. They're all pretty reasonably priced and you can have a better experience at any of them during a non-RW meal.

#6 Jeff L

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 05:24 PM

I really enjoy Porcini and the two brothers are hysterical however, it's as big as a postage stamp. You will get to know you neighbors for sure but the food is well executed and not expensive. I would agree with Zefer81 and go any other time rather than restaurant week. You wont be getting anyone's A game.

We also enjoyed Salento the 2 times we went but prefer their south philly place L'Angola.