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Cafe Italia's chicken ala samfaina is cooked with eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, and peppers. Cafe Italia's chicken ala samfaina is cooked with eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, and peppers. (Evan Richman/Globe Staff)
By Sacha Pfeiffer
Globe Staff / March 26, 2008

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"Oh. You don't serve pizza?" With that remark, the man and his young daughter - who had just strolled into Cafe Italia, apparently craving a slice - turned around and walked back out. (Full article: 626 words)

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