We wanted to visit 9th Street and Ralph's after reading about them in the book, "America's Little Italys" by Sheryll Bellman. We arrived at a little after noon and my husband had the mussels in white wine appetizer. I had the greens and pastina soup. They were delicious and the msussels were enough for a meal. For our entrees, my husband had the sausage and peppers with a side of spaghetti and I had the veal with peppers & mushrooms with spaghetti. We brought the leftovers home for dinner. We finished our meals off with a coffee and an espresso. We plan to return with friends over the winter.It was definately worth the 120 mile drive! Keep in mind that we were there at lunch time, so it did not have the ambiance that it would have during the dinner hours.