Buffalo Dining Club Review ...
When I heard the name Buffalo Dining Club I immediately assumed there would be buckets of American style buffalo chicken wings, not mozzarella. But that is exactly what this hole in the wall specialises in - the white, plump, spongy cheese famous for making pizzas delicious. The menu is small but that is usually a tell tail sign of a good restaurant that have become experts in perfecting their limited dishes. To start, you can choose from two cheeses which are then accompanied with your choice of sides like sweet honeyed carrots, crunchy tempura cauliflower, potato croquettes and broccoli teamed with a cured meat (my recommendation is the Jamon) and fresh bread. This is a fabulous, more robust take on the old fashion cheese board but be sure to leave some room for what’s to come…
The main menu consists of three options – all of which are pasta so gluten, paleo and fun-free dieters beware. I tried two of the three pastas, firstly the orecchiette lamb ragu which was rich in flavour with a favourable pasta to ragu ratio.
But the star of the show was the specialty spaghetti - garlic, olive oil, cracked pepper and cooked pasta thrown in a wheel of parmesan cheese and tossed around until the cheese melts and crumbles into the spaghetti which is then served onto your plate. Yep, that's right, pasta prepared in a wheel of cheese right at your table. A hot tip (excuse the pun) - try this with their amazing homemade chilli sauce.Buff
Fresh, simple, rustic and delicious – the way Italian food should be. No wonder that have a loyal following and up to a two hour wait for walk ins. Book ahead.
The Bitter: The wait The Sweet: I think that part is obvious - it begins with wheel and ends with cheese The Damage: $140 for a sharing plate, 2 pastas and a lovely bottle of Shiraz.