Monday, January 25, 2010

LIttle Italy - Blacktown

My friend is going to Canberra to work :(
However, she is coming back every weekend.
But even so - a farewell dinner was in order and it took place at Little Italy in Blacktown.

My friend who comes here a bit, always orders the SAME thing. I really ought to take it as a hint coz his dish was super super awesome looking. It was the Chicken Valdostana, a big chicken breast flamed in brandy and topped with cheese, ham, mushrooms and shallots ($19.90). It was also served with a chunk of broccoli and drenched with cream sauce. Mmm... he loved every bit of it and it looked super awesomeness!

Pollo Valdostana - $19.90

His girlfriend, who also orders the same thing every time ordered the Chicken Cara Maria. A chicken breast flamed in brandy with avocado, green peppercorns, bacon and prawns and again, drenched in cream sauce ($19.90). It likewise, looked super super awesome and she seemed to love it lots and lots and lots.

Pollo Cara Maria - $19.90

My Canberra going friend and I ordered the same thing - which came out looking very very different. We both ordered the Pollo pasta comprising of chicken pieces, baby spincah and mushrooms ($17.90). The difference is - I wanted cream sauce, she wanted tomato; I wanted fettuccine, she wanted penne. Hence, it seemed like two different pastas altogether. The similarities were there, however - both on the bland side (lacking salt salt salt!!!), needed more parmesan, and came in a huge huge huge huge serving that we both struggled and failed to finish.

Pollo Pasta - $17.90

In all, it seemed like a great Italian restaurant which served big portions of food at reasonable prices. Service was friendly and ambiance exudes family restaurant feel. Not bad at all.

Food - 8/10
Service - 7/10
Ambiance - 7/10
Value for money - 8/10
Overall - 30/40

Little Italy
Shop 7, Level 1, CBD Tower
28 Patrick Street
Blacktown (opposite Westpoint Shopping Centre)

NSW 2148
tel: (02) 9831 4000


joey@FoodiePop said...

Those are big meals indeed! Blacktown is a fair way out for me though.

bbsnoopy said...

Yeh - the servings were HUGE for the price but it is a bit out of the way for anyone who doesn't live out west :P

missklicious said...

Ohh, the first dish looks good. Agree about the massive servings though.

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