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CourseyCorridor
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette

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So...you want to take the best items off the menu, and then say its not far off from a mediocre chain.


Say what? Are you saying the Italian stuff is the best stuff on the menu? I disagree if that's your point.


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CourseyCorridor
TBD Fan
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
Why do you keep doing the "BR>" bit? It's silly.

The point is expectations. Ruffinos can stand out in the BR scene because of what it lacks as a city. To me, it's a tougher crown an hour east or west on I-10.



LSUAfro
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Baton Rouge
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
I've decided I don't like conversing with you. You make me scratch my head too much. So I won't be partaking in this discussion with you anymore.


CourseyCorridor
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Baton Rouge, La.
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
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And to call Baton Rouge a black hole makes me realize how much you don't know


I said that relative to the two cities that surround it. New Orleans and Lafayette are both outstanding.

Fair enough on Gino's. But the consistency on he Italian dishes at Ruffinos isn't as good as Niño and Gino. I've had pasta come out at a poor consistency and have found the execution to be OK at best on sauces and whatnot.

If I'm going to Ruffino's it's not for Italian dishes. Perhaps the Fish Katie, but that's more of a Lousiana dish to me.


GotDucks?
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
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Lafayette is a really good Cajun food city.


fixed it for ya


CourseyCorridor
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Baton Rouge, La.
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
Whatever


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Politiceaux
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
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New Orleans and Lafayette are both outstanding.
Lafayette is not an outstanding restaurant city. It does a few things very well but it is lacking in variety and higher end dining. Ruffino's will be a valuable addition there.
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To me, it's a tougher crown an hour east or west on I-10.
The idea that Lafayette doesn't enthusiastically support a lot of mediocre restaurants is laughable.
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If I'm going to Ruffino's it's not for Italian dishes.
Prepare to be called moronic.
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yellowfin
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
Sure glad I bumped this thread when it had fell to page 3. I knew it could get more entertaining


Rohan2Reed
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Wow man. Thanks for all your substantive contributions to the discussion.


yellowfin
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No problem man


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CP3LSU25
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Lafayette
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
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maybe a pizza and a glass of wine or maybe I blow it out with three or four bottles and the dry aged ribeye. Plenty of ways and price points to enjoy it. Take your pick. It's a great atmosphere and they run a good shop. I hope Lafayette will support it.


I'll support that


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CP3LSU25
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Lafayette
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
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Lafayette is a really good Cajun food city.


Lafayette is a really good food city


CP3LSU25
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Lafayette
Member since Feb 2009
36581 posts

re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
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higher end dining


meh. All we need is one or 2 high end. We just have overall good restaurants.


A Mite Ee One
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Vermilionville
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
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Lafayette is a really good Cajun food city.



Have you never eaten in Lafayette before? They have way more to offer than just cajun or creole dishes...


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LSUAfro
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Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2005
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
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Lafayette is a really good food city

Sure. But your need to constantly compare it to BRs food scene is irrelevant and unnecessary for most threads you interject it in to.

Ruffinos should succeed in almost any mid to major city. It puts out quality food and service at a fair price. The owners are dedicated restauranteurs and appreciate food, wine, and quality. They make an effort and it shows.


pochejp
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Gonzales, Louisiana
Member since Jan 2007
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
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The point is expectations. Ruffinos can stand out in the BR scene because of what it lacks as a city. To me, it's a tougher crown an hour east or west on I-10.


GTFOH with this dumb shite. NOLA better yes. West- ugh not a chance.


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CourseyCorridor
TBD Fan
Baton Rouge, La.
Member since May 2012
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re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
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Sure. But your need to constantly compare it to BRs food scene is irrelevant and unnecessary for most threads you interject it in to.


You are very sensitive about this, aren't you?

I qualified what I said by saying I lie Ruffino's, which isn't universal on this board, but you jumped me like I insulted your first born.

Very strange and it's the only place that gets this kind of response on this board. Very odd.
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LSUAfro
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2005
10889 posts

re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
Your opinion. It no matter.

Oh. And I jumped on your responses because you posted 3 consecutive posts of bull shite.

But, it wasn't all a loss. I now know I can skip over your posts.
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Al Dante
Member since Mar 2013
1749 posts

re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
I may have missed it, but has anybody actually been to the place yet?


Politiceaux
LSU Fan
Member since Feb 2009
15719 posts

re: Ruffino's on the River Grand opening tomorrow in Lafayette
I'm going to the Baton Rouge location tonight. We'll have martinis, wine, braised pork cheeks, cedar plank redfish and 45 day dry aged ribeye. Just trying to stay insulting and moronic by not ordering Italian food.


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