NYC Restaurants

Torrisi Italian Specialties

Torrisi Italian Specialties Italian | NoLiTa

250 Mulberry St (bet Prince & Spring)


Notes: Quaint, cozy space serving delectable Italian-inspired dishes with innovative, playful twists. The standard menu format is a 4-course prix fixe, but it you’re up for a feast, try to score a reservation for the 20-course tasting. We were flexible in our dates, so we were able to book the 20-course meal. The service was fun and knowledgeable, they had a great playlist going (a little Stevie Wonder, some Bill Withers, something by Slave and “Juicy Fruit” by Mtume, which instantly transported me back to my teenage summers at a roller skating rink) and we were tantalized by the variety and creativity of dish after…


Eataly Italian | Flatiron

200 5th Ave (bet 23rd & 24th St)


Notes: Mario Batali’s massive Italian food hall and market houses an extensive array of stations where you can munch on, among other things: bread, cheese, seafood, pizza, prepared foods, wine, coffee and gelato. It’s always pretty crowded, but grab a table where you can stand and enjoy a tasty meal or a snack. 


Sfoglia Italian | Carnegie Hill

1402 Lexington Ave (bet 92nd & 92rd)




Il Cantinori

Il Cantinori Italian | Greenwich Village

32 E 10th St



DaSilvano Italian | Greenwich Village

260 6th Ave



’Cesca Italian | Upper West Side

164 W 75th St (at Amsterdam)


Notes: Close to the Beacon Theatre.

A Voce

A Voce Modern Italian | Columbus Circle

10 Columbus Circle (Time Warner Center)


Locanda Verde

Locanda Verde Modern Italian | TriBeCa

377 Greenwich Street


Il Mulino

Il Mulino Italian | Greenwich Village

86 W 3rd St


Notes: Scrumptious and copious complimentary snacks welcome you the moment you are seated, and it only gets better from there. Top-quality traditional pastas, meats and shellfish with lusty sauces that make you want to lick the plate. 


Scarpetta Modern Italian | Chelsea

355 W 14th St (bet 8th & 9th)


Notes: Outstanding pastas!