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Chicken Parmigiana at Guido's Pasta Villa

Chicken Parmigiana ANDREA MELENDEZ

Guido's Pasta Villa

Cuisine: Italian-American.
Serving: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Atmosphere: Casual with a family feel.
Prices: Lunch $4.95-$7.95; dinner $6.95-$16.95.
Handicapped access: Yes, with help from staff.
Smoking: In the bar area only.
Alcohol: Full bar.
Address: 1313 E. Ridge Road, Irondequoit.
Phone: 266-2676.

By Sheila Rayam
Staff food writer

(May 20, 1999) -- Forget what Dorothy said while clicking her heels. There is some place like home.

Dining at Guido's Pasta Villa in Irondequoit, says Perinton resident Mark Colgan, is like enjoying a ''good home-cooked meal.''

Whenever he's there, Colgan, a certified financial planner, orders Chicken Parmigiana ($9.95): ''It's very fresh (and) the sauce is outstanding.''

Owner Jesse Guido uses fresh chicken breasts breaded with crumbs from homemade loaves. After the chicken breasts are deep-fried in oil, they're covered in mozzarella cheese and sauce made from his mother's recipe, and served with pasta.

Although Guido believes that his establishment serves first-rate entrees, ''the food is secondary,'' he says.

It's the warm and friendly atmosphere he hopes will keep customers coming back.

Like to eat out? Have a favorite local dish? Please write to Marcia Greenwood features@DemocratandChronicle.com, c/o the Democrat and Chronicle, 55 Exchange Blvd., Rochester, NY 14618 or fax her at 258-2554.

 
 
 
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