Bright eyed and bushy tailed, we tumbled into the Islington sunshine in search of Trullo, a much whispered about but carefully tucked away Italian charmer. With a claim from The Apposite that the Beef Shin Pappardelle was the best dish he had ever paid for, there was no way I was going to miss out on this one!
The cuteness of this Italian eatery positively oozes through the doorway. Bright and fresh, the interior reflects the simple yet perfectly prepared dishes we were about to experience. My choice had already been made for me but with one glance at the menu, I resolved to return to taste, well, pretty much everything else.
We rather pathetically ordered a side salad to offset our approaching carb heavy meal but were very pleased when it arrived all lemony and with so many different leaves to choose from .. the more reasons to love salad the better. I'll be back with more another time.
Then the pasta arrived; steaming, melty, creamy, meaty, tender mouthfuls of deliciousness. Hats off to my tip off, he certainly knows his stuff. I would very happily eat this dish over and over again.
My fellow restaurant rabbit went for the pumpkin ravioli (below) and promptly inhaled said dish. Buttery and smooth, the homemade pasta was some of the best we'd tasted.
Really, if this hasn't whet your appetite then it's time to rethink your entire existence. Trullo is right up there on her majesty Grace Dent's restaurants to woo at list, so really you have no excuse not to go. Plus it's in Islington and if you didn't already know, Islington is probably the best place in London. Just saying.