beauxkner LSU Fan Flippa City Member since Jun 2008 458 posts
re: Nino's tonight - Thoughts/Suggestions? ETA: My review(Posted by beauxkner on 4/12/13 at 10:18 am to NickyT)
We had an amazing meal. Everyone ordered something different which was an excellent choice since we all got a taste of something different.
Big enough to split, especially if you're getting an entree. Our waitress even had them plate our salads separately. The caesar was good but not my favorite as it was heavy on the anchovy. My parents got the mixed greens, but I didn't taste it.
Me - Arribiatta: Quite spicy as was expected, but delicious. The gulf shrimp were nice size and there were bits of what I believe was tasso and it was a great addition to the dish. The homemade black & white linguini had an amazing texture. All-round great choice.
SO - Bolognese: I'm not a huge bolognese fan but it was delicious. My SO compared it to her favorite at Ruffino's.
Mom - Cannelloni: They make their own ricotta in house and its got a wonderful, light texture. Combined with their red sauce, which on its own is phenomenal, this dish was spot on.
Dad - Lasagna: 9 layers including their own homegrown squash and zucchini. Again their red sauce adds an exclamation point. My dad said he would order it again when we came back.
Ordered a few things to pass around the table including a couple flavors of their homemade ice cream. The bourbon vanilla is one of the best flavors of ice cream I've had in my life. We also got the chocolate decadence per the recommendation of a friend, but its was a little too much for me. If you really like chocolate I would recommend it.
Overall, we had an excellent time and will make it a point to go back.