Posts Tagged ‘Italian food’

The Upper East Side’s No. 1 Pizza: Numero 28 comes to the ’hood bringing gourmet pizza that trumps the slice places

Written by Linnea Covington on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Our Town

When you first walk into Numero 28 (1431 1st Ave., at 75th St., numero28.com) on the Upper East Side, you wouldn’t guess it’s only a couple of months old. The setting feels warm and inviting, with rustic wooden tables, exposed brick walls, candlelight, a cozy brick pizza oven and a grandmother walking around and checking [&hellip
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When in Roma: Pizza Roma, on Bleecker Street, manages to stand out from the crowd

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Photo courtesy of Pizza Roma To open another pizzeria on Bleecker Street, home to institutions like John’s, serious newcomers like Keste and enough NYU student-targeting Famous Original Rays to start an army, seems like utter lunacy. Open in Battery Park City, on the Lower East Side, in Sheridan Square, you want to tell these delusional owners. Pretty much anywhere else, save perhaps the three square blocks of Little Italy itself, [&hellip
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Food as Life

Written by admin on . Posted in Eat & Drink, News West Side Spirit

Chef Kevin Garcia shares lifetime of experience at Academia Di Vino By Linnea Covington On a recent Friday afternoon, as the staff prepared Accademia di Vino Broadway for dinner service, Kevin Garcia sat at the bar trying to figure out how to recreate a dish he sampled on a chefs’ tour of Sicily. The photo [&hellip
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A Balanced Food Philosophy

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What you’ll first notice when you enter Rouge Tomate is how utterly spotless every sparkling surface is. The unusually spacious and gently lit main dining room, which seats 120, is outfitted with graceful bare wooden tables, cream leather booths and crimson candleholders at each table—a small splash of color in an otherwise mostly beige space
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ITALIAN, AS YOU LIKE IT

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Like so many dedicated restaurateurs, opening his first restaurant was a lifelong dream come true for Nick Nubile. In fact, there is a dreamy quality to the dining room, with its crimson accents, gigantic reproductions of paintings by Raphael and Da Vinci all along the west wall, stately clothed tables and dark cherry upholstered banquettes. [&hellip
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