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by / on April 10, 2017 at 1:20 pm / in Food For Thought

Tuscan Classics at the Upper West Side’s Bella Luna

A Tuscan neighborhood spot draws in quite a crowd to the Upper West Side’s Bella Luna. Originally opened in 1988, the restaurant has a menu that would overwhelm anyone, with a handful of appetizer and salad options, plenty of pastas and pizzas, and even entree options like braised lamb shank and grilled salmon. And with a menu so robust, it’s […]

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by / on June 25, 2015 at 5:49 pm / in Food For Thought

Hugo & Sons: Park Slope’s Newest Addition to La Famiglia

Opening a restaurant in New York City is one of the riskiest investments a person can make.  The ROI is low, and the New York City food scene is as fickle as a teenage girl’s interest in music: what’s trending one minute is long gone the next.  That being said, any commitment to this wild business endeavor requires a certain […]

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by / on April 27, 2015 at 1:25 pm / in Food For Thought

Grab a Glass of Wine at In Vino

New York is filled with boundless treasures, and even for the jaded New Yorkers there are still surprises around every corner. While taking a stroll around Alphabet City, people will be surprised to find a hidden gem on East 4th Street between Avenue A and Avenue B. In Vino has been serving the neighborhood for over 12 years, and recently […]

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by / on April 22, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Food For Thought

Villagio on the Park: Fine Spring Dining

Lounging and strolling through Central Park is a spring and summertime favorite pastime, but oftentimes you don’t want to settle down with a street dog. Keep your refreshing day going strong with a tasty reprieve inside Villagio on the Park. The spacious restaurant overlooks the park, with full-length window doors that open out onto the sidewalk, giving diners fresh air […]

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by / on August 20, 2014 at 2:15 pm / in Food For Thought

Behind The Red Doors

On the corner of 114th Street and Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem sits a restaurant that every foodie dreams to dine at, but few are able to walk through the red doors. Since its opening in 1896, Rao’s has entertained past presidents, celebrities and everyone in between, while serving family style Italian cuisine. The intimate Rao’s experience begins when you are […]

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by / on July 7, 2014 at 3:25 pm / in Food For Thought

A West Village Italian Gem: Pagani

In a city blanketed with restaurants, especially specializing in Italian cuisine, people might feel they tried it all, but there are always hidden gems in Manhattan. Nestled on the corner of Bleecker Street and 7th Avenue in the West Village is Pagani, a refreshing take on Italian cuisine while paying homage to the building’s past. Walking through the doors of Pagani, […]

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by / on January 16, 2014 at 3:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Italian Charm on the Upper East Side

New York City has no shortage of Italian cuisine. One of the city’s favorite staples has been Dopo Teatro, a trattoria in the famous theater district of Manhattan. Dopo Teatro has been synonymous with fine Italian cuisine for many years and they decided to bring their extraordinary cuisine to the Upper East Side. Italian being my favorite food, I was all […]

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by / on December 12, 2013 at 4:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Giano Serves Italian Food To Die For

Walking down 7th Street you will come across a cozy, rustic restaurant and be compelled to step inside. Giano, a divine Italian restaurant in the East Village, has withstood the test of time in New York City, going strong after five years on the town. Their beautiful bar, made of Sicilian sea salt and resin, offers a great selection of […]

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by / on November 7, 2013 at 3:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Social Italian Is The Way To Go

Italian restaurants can get boring in New York City —  same old food, tablecloths and atmosphere. While there’s nothing wrong with classic Italian, sometimes it’s more fun to do something a little outside the box. Sotto 13, located in the West Village, does just that. Sotto 13 showcases social Italian dining, offering small plates meant for sharing. They have an […]

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by / on October 11, 2013 at 4:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Flatiron’s Hidden Gem: Incognito Bistro

Incognito Bistro has graced the Flatiron District since 2011 and we can see why its done so well. The sophisticated white cloth dining room will draw you in, along with its modern paintings and vintage black and white photos adorning the walls. But don’t let its looks fool you – Incognito welcomes all to its casual elegant atmosphere with reasonably […]

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