La Panarda, a new taste of Italy on Cascade, has three wing spots within shouting distance of its front door. It’s a confident person who thinks there’s a place for osso buco lamb shank in a land filled with so many lemon pepper wets…but visionaries are bold. This attempt feels more cohesive than the space’s previous occupant, a short-lived Latin soul spot from the same owner. Yes, the seat cushions and wall sconces remain, but the bar is livelier and the cuisine is more consistent. And once expertly seared chicken spiedini and short rib ragu-topped pappardelle that tastes like a wonderful lasagna arrives at your table, you’ll actually feel kinda bad for the folks across the street eating the 10-piece.
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