On Tuesday and Thursday at Luci Ancora (2060 Randolph Av., St. Paul, 651-698-6889, www.luciancora.com), the kitchen's four-course taster's dinner -- antipasto of the day, soup or salad, pasta of the day and a beef or fish entree -- is value-priced at $20 per person, with a minimum of two participants per table. On Wednesday, sibling Ristorante Luci (470 S. Cleveland Av., St. Paul, 651-699-8258, www. ristoranteluci.com) offers a design-your-own four-course dinner -- selecting from the menu or the daily specials -- for $20, with the same two-or-more requirement per table.