Old Saybrook, Ct
Submiited by Jen
I was in CT this weekend and had the pleasure of dining at Luigi’s Restaurant in Old Saybrook. I wanted old school Italian – you know, the kind with the pasta smothered in thick red sauce and oversized portions periliously close to spilling off the plate. Boy, did I get my wish.
I ordered from the Prix Fixe Menu. I had the spicy fried calamari. It was a roll-my-eyes-to-the-back-of-my-head moment. Sooo good. The batter was light, not greasy and the addition of cherry peppers was delightful.
My entree was an angel hair pasta tossed with shrimp, mussels, clams and squid in a garlic olive oil. There was no shortage of seafood; in fact, the seafood mixto was the star, and what a performance. The dessert was a delicious tartufo. Tartufo can best be described as a chocolate ice cream truffle with a cherry in the middle, and the whole thing is then enrobed in a chocolate shell. I left the restaurant with more than half of the pasta dish which fed me on two more occasions. I cannot wait to dine at Luigi’s again. The pictures should corroborate my review. If you have never been to Old Saybrook Connecticut, I invite you to visit the beautiful seaport town.
By: Jen Acuna