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Something you should eat: Raviolo from Davanti Enoteca

Just about every Italian restaurant on Taylor Street, in Little Italy, serves the same lineup: penne with vodka sauce, eggplant parm and veal milanese.  But Davanti Enoteca has been a standout since it opened a few months ago, mainly due to its excellent lineup of cured meats and cheeses, as well as some boldly-flavored antipasti and creatively matched vegetables and seafood.  Oddly enough, the restaurant is directly across the street from Francesca's, which has a more mainstream menu, and yet, shares the same owners.  One of the dishes that stands out is the raviolo in brown butter.  It's a dish they pulled from the legendary San Domenico in Italy, notable for its sheer simplicity and yet, lack of Taylor Street cliché.

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