Category Archive: Italian

A Place I Actually Enjoyed in Las Vegas – Giada

Name: Giada NGM Rating: B+ Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: https://www.caesars.com/cromwell/giada#.VVzYUtNViko Location: The Cromwell Hotel, 3595 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 Cuisine: Italian Owner/Chef: Giada De Laurentiis When did it open: June 2014 Ambiance: I had pretty much… Continue reading

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The Old Five Points Gets a Fresh New Look (and Taste) With Vic’s

Name: Vic’s NGM Rating: B/B+ Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://www.vicsnewyork.com/ Location: 31 Great Jones Street, NY, NY 10012 (formerly Five Points) Cuisine: Italian Owner/Chef: Victoria Freeman, Marc Meyer and Chris Paraskevaides (same people that bring us Hundred… Continue reading

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Modern Italian in a City of Southern Charm @ Indaco

Name: Indaco  NGM Rating: A- Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://www.indacocharleston.com/ Location: 526 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403 Cuisine: Rustic Italian Owner/Chef: Steve Palmer and Michael Perez When did it open: August 2013 Ambiance: Rustic feel all around. Wooden floors, wooden… Continue reading

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A Happy Birthday Review For Maialino

**Today is Maialino’s 5th birthday. Happy birthday and congratulations to the team there! Coincidentally, I went to the restaurant two weeks ago for my sister’s birthday, so it seems a fitting day to… Continue reading

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What’s New In Pizza @ Marta

Name: Marta NGM Rating: A-/B+ Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://martamanhattan.com/ Location: 29 E. 29th Street, NY, NY 10016 Cuisine: Trendy Pizza Joint Owner/Chef: Danny Meyer and Nick Anderer (also the chef from Maialino) When did… Continue reading

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What’s New in Pasta @ Bar Primi

Name: Bar Primi NGM Rating: A- Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://barprimi.com/home/ Location: 325 Bowery, NY, NY 10003 Cuisine: Italian Pasta Shop Owner/Chef: Andrew Carmellini and NoHo Hospitality Group When did it open: May 2014… Continue reading

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Mixing Old World with the New @ Carbone

Get out your wallets. … it’s time for Carbone. Yes, Carbone is a splurge but in a pretty fantastic way. Even though you can’t get out of there with any sort of a… Continue reading

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My Hampton Happy Places

So. … I may be a bit picky when it comes to dining out in the Hamptons. I’ve been coming out to the East End for as long as I can remember and,… Continue reading

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Michael White’s Upper East Side Newcomer: Ristorante Morini

Trying out Michael White’s new venture on the Upper East Side was an easy decision for me given its convenient location near my apartment. I had also been anxiously awaiting the restaurant’s opening… Continue reading

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Brooklyn Does Pizza Right @ Roberta’s

If your mission was not to find Roberta’s walking down Moore Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn you would not think twice when walking by the facade of an abandoned old garage building. For those… Continue reading

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