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Blink and you’ll miss this narrow strip of a restaurant with its matt-black frontage, the name painted in tiny white type. Inside, pared-back, minimal surroundings allow the no-fuss Italian food to do the talking. The kitchen takes the best of the day’s produce and crafts a menu of bold simplicity, offering just three starters, three mains, and a couple of pasta dishes of either size. The list provides the perfect antidote to those tired trattorie with their dozens of ‘specials’. Because the chef uses cheaper cuts (lamb shoulder or ox heart on our visit), and concentrates on pulses and seasonal veg, prices are kept spot-on for a neighbourhood joint – though many would cross the capital for gutsy cooking of such quality. The ice cream alone is worth a detour. The all-Italian wine list needs better descriptions, though the friendly staff will make suggestions.

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    Dips Dines :: Artusi: The Gentrification of Peckham | Dips Dines

    My first trip to Peckham – and it’s no surprise that it was the lure of ‘food’ which drew me there on that sunny Friday evening. Jay Rayner had given Artusi a nice write up in The Observer just that week and i was eager to check out Peckham’s newest dining destination for myself.

    Serving up good value, fresh Italian cooking from a little site on Bellenden Road, this is Artusi. The dining room is minimalist; simple tables in the front section and a communal table and counter seating in the lower level back section by the open kitchen...
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