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Il Fresco

2 weeks ago, I went to my company’s holiday party. This year, it was at Il Fresco. I’m not the biggest fan of Italian restaurants because I’m gluten free. But is anyone really? I feel like I can make most dishes that I would order at an Italian restaurant at home. When I go out to eat, I want to order something I can’t make at home. Just my opinion.

Back to the actual restaurant review. I just so sidetracked sometimes…

It was a pre-fix menu. I was concerned when I got there because there were no options on the menu that I could eat.

The tomato and mozzarella was served family style.

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I might have eaten a little too many tomatoes because there were so many plates on our table. There was 10 people at the table and maybe 5 plates. So many tomatoes 🙂

I talked to the waiter when it was my turn to order and told him all my food allergies (gluten and seafood). I asked him to ask if the chef if I could just have a piece of salmon with sautéed veggies, both just cooked in olive oil, salt and pepper.

That’s exactly what came out of the kitchen!

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The salmon and veggies were good. My salmon was overcooked and it tasted like fishy salmon. I hate it when that happens. I ate the entire piece though because I was starving!

There were no gluten free dessert options so no dessert for me.

I’m still not a big fan of this restaurant. I’ve eaten here multiple times and it has never been amazing.

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