My wife and I recently went to the Red Pepper on the advice of our nexr door neighbors who are from Naples Italy who said it was the best Italian food they have eaten since moving here 6 months ago from Naples. After looking on the web at theredpepper.com we decided to go there for new years eve. We started with spicy fresh mussel dish with a hot creamy tomato sauce and Carpaccio which is paper thin filet of beef that was served on a large dinner plate with chopped red onions, capers, artichoke hearts, and parmesan. Our salads were served chilled with a house balsamic vinegar and olive oil. For dinner I had the mountain trout encrusted with crushed pistachios and fontina cheese over angel hair pasta tossed in a creamy sundried tomato sauce. My wife had the Italian chicken pot pie full of fresh veggies and
topped with puff pastry. Both dishes were wonderful and our waiter had us try a bottle of Fiano from Naples which was a perfect to our food. Our waiter also recommended that we try the homemade tartufo with a glass of dessert wine. We cannot say enough about the Red Pepper as the staff took care of our every need and made us feel right at home. We loved the ambience of this 100 year old home turned into a Italian restaurant and we are looking forward to also dining on the outside porch and patio.
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