Pieday: Key Lime at Ciao's | Rock Candy

Friday, June 3, 2011

Pieday: Key Lime at Ciao's

Posted By on Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 8:38 AM

SLIM & SWEET:  Ciaos Key Lime Pie
We've talked before about Ciao's Italian Restaurant... such a great spot for a romantic dinner or a tasty (and reasonably priced) lunch.

Ciao's offers one thing I can truly appreciate — a signature Key Lime pie flown in from Key West, FL. Better yet, it's the perfect size.

That is, you have the option of getting a whole piece or choosing the half sized dessert for $2.99. Considering the size of portions at Ciao, the filling pasta, the eponymous crab cakes, the foccacia bread, the steaks, the salmon, the... er, yeah. I rarely even have room for dessert in the first place.

But this pie... I turn down the luscious chocolate truffle for this cool slice, almost every time. It's pungent with the flavor of Key Limes, not too sweet and not too crusty. I mean, there's a good crust-to-pie ratio. Delicate dairy-filled pies like this don't need a lot of graham cracker on the bottom.

It's the equivalent of a sorbet after a French meal. It's not particularly Italian. But oh my, is it good.

You’ll find Ciao’s Italian Restaurant at 407 W. 7th St. in downtown Little Rock. (501) 372-0238.

Tags: , , , ,


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments (3)

Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

More by Kat Robinson

Readers also liked…

  • Coming Monday: Little Rock Black Restaurant Week

    MoTown Monday is Ceci's Chicken and Waffles. Tasty Tuesday is Sims BBQ and Brewster's Soul Food Cafe. Wing Wednesday is Chicken King and Chicken Wangs. Soul Food Thursday is Lindsey's BBQ and Hospitality House and Food Truck Festival Friday is @station801. It's the first Black Restaurant Week.
    • Mar 8, 2017
  • New music from Isaac Alexander

    New music from Isaac Alexander.
    • Jul 14, 2017
  • No Small Talk Ep. 8: Katy Henriksen, Springs Arts preview

    A packed episode this week of "No Small Talk": a chat with Katy Henriksen, from Of Note on KUAF; Stephanie Smittle breaks down the Spring Arts issue; and we finish up with just a tiny bit of Oscar chatter.
    • Mar 9, 2018
 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation