There were also two pasta dishes at the table. The canneloni Bolognese alla Corinna ($16.95) was an unusual version, the al dente sheets of pasta not filled with ricotta but rather with the above meatball ingredients, topped with the meat sauce of its name and a bit of béchamel cheese sauce. Interesting. Bucatini al pomodoro ($13.95) was a pile of fresh thick strands of pasta with a San Marzano marinara sauce. Simple and delicious.

We all were full, so we didn't have any of the nearly dozen desserts ($6.95). Labeled "homemade," many aren't, at least not in their "home" kitchen here. The spumoni cassatta, however, they do commendably concoct themselves with gelati and candied fruit. Maybe next time.

Bill Rodriguez can be reached atbill@billrod.com.

Trattoria Romana South | 401.792.4933 | 71 South County Commons Way, Wakefield | Tues-Thurs + Sun, 4:30-9 pm; Fri-Sat, 4:30-10 pm | Major Credit Cards | Full bar | Not Handicapped Accessible

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