After numerous trip to Italy and sampling the best Gelateria’s in many towns, this was the stand-out winner. And it was worth every calorie to find it! All the fruit flavors are absolutely superb. We try to visit Sirmione every time we come to Italy just so we can go here.
It takes most people 10 minutes to get from 1st Avenue to Madison Avenue. It’s taken Salvatore Lombardi 30 years. Obviously, Mr. Lombardi is a man who does not like to rush. You see, Salvatore ran Campagnola, one of New York’s most famous Italian restaurant for over three decades. So, when it came time to open his own place, he chose carefully. Mr. Lombardi practically invented hospitality, and it is evident the moment you enter… [Read More]
We are named after Barano D’Ischia, the township in southern Italy where Chef Di Meglio’s grandmother, Giuseppina, was born. Giuseppina was instrumental in Al’s growth as a chef, and her cooking incited his love and career in food. Without her, you wouldn’t be joining us for dinner tonight. As a tribute to the place that educated Giuseppina in the art of cooking, we decided to name ourselves Barano.
Barbetta, having celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2006, is the oldest restaurant in New York that is still owned by the family that founded it. It is also the oldest Italian restaurant in NY, and the oldest restaurant in the NY Theatre District. This three-fold distinction makes this historic restaurant a landmark among New York restaurants. It is decorated with 18th century Piemontese antiques and in 1963 added a garden for open air dining. It… [Read More]
Montesacro is the name of a neighborhood of Rome, a hardscrabble working class quarter, like many others affected by the aftermath of the Second World War. Our goal is to pay an homage to those days and to the people who lived throughout that tumultuous time. We take inspiration from the classic “fraschette” of the Lazio region and offer “pinsa”, a modern take on the ancient flatbread once prepared by peasants living outside the imperial… [Read More]
Xemei is the restaurant of two Venetian twins. It is located between Poble Sec and Montjuic, the genuine gastronomy of their homeland, in which fish plays a very important role. With a relaxed atmosphere, the restaurant has huge windows with views to the street, where you can enjoy a nice terrace in the summer season. (Xemei means “twins” in Venetian)
Rustic Italian Osteria with extensive cocktail & Italian wine list in the West Village. Specializing in soul-satisfying, flavorful small plates, pastas, award-winning pesto section, meats and fish. The owner Tommy looks forward to welcoming you to his cozy, warm , and inviting Italian neighborhood restaurant.
Authentic imported Sicilian Delicacies like Cannoli, Gelato, Cornetti, Panini, Espresso, Arancine. “Experience Sicily without the plane ride.”
Have visited this place many times – it is absolutely the best ice cream ever. Especially the 10 varieties of chocolate, I have tried them ALL. Of course there are many other flavors to pick from. Kind serving staff, well organized and not expensive.
So much more than a restaurant! La Cucina del Garga arrived on the Florence restaurant scene when Chef Alessandro returned from New York City where he was Executive Chef at the famous “Messogiorno Restaurant”. At an early age his parents instilled their passion for Food and Art. Talented local artists have the opportunity to show their work and customers can purchase painting or sculptures. So come and enjoy this very unique place with a delicious… [Read More]