Taralucci e Vino has many personalities. For breakfast, you can get a great cappuccino and cornetto. For lunch, the panini are excellent (prosciutto and parmesan, grilled zucchini and mozzarella are my favorites). The pasta is good too — buckwheat pappardelle with broccoli rabe, and ravioli in butter and sage. Really, all the food is good, served in a casual atmosphere. At night, the lights darken and it turns more into a restaurant, but with the… [Read More]
This Chelsea Market source for all things Italian is considered to have an excellent selection of oils, vinegar, cheeses, pastas, charcuterie, caviar, truffles, etc… Great espresso.
Cacio e Pepe, named after the dish consisting of spaghetti with pecorino romano and fresh ground pepper, is a comfortable trattoria at 182 Second Ave. Also a nice place to have a drink or two.
Bar Pitti is a cool, trendy, trattoria, serving good, basic tuscan fare. Great for people-watching.
Shortly after the original Sant Ambroeus opened its doors in Milan in 1936, a devoted following emerged. This celebrated pasticceria and confetteria became the meeting place for the local intelligentsia, whether beginning their day with Sant Ambroeus’s legendary cappuccino and cornetto, savoring panini at lunch, or spending their evening enjoying refined cuisine in the restaurant’s elegant dining room. These old-world sensibilities of Sant Ambroeus have been translated to modern times, and the rich culinary traditions to three New… [Read More]
I Sodi offers traditional Tuscan fare in an elegant setting.
Chef Riccardo Buitoni’s Italian soups and stews have Aurora owner Gaspare Villa smiling.