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Time for another surge by Italian food? Union Street Café

Long, long ago the Spaghetti House chain of Italian Restaurants dished up spaghetti Bolognaise and “exotic” starters like avocado pears. We admired the straw-covered Chianti bottles and took them home to turn into chic table lights. Then, a quarter of a Century ago, a new restaurant called the River Café convinced London diners that Italian cooking could be both stylish and expensive. Then restaurants like Zafferano and Locanda Locatelli showcased Italian fine dining.


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