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Carbonara - East Village / LES

cesca Nov 3, 2006 01:40 PM

I will be having dinner tonight in this area, is there any place where I can get a fabulous dish of pasta carbonara?

Thanks everyone

  1. j
    jthefoodie Nov 3, 2006 02:22 PM

    Otto serves a really tasty one with spot-on texture. May be a wait without (even with) res., but grab a spot at the bar for some drinks and their apps...homemade salumi, yum!

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    1. re: jthefoodie
      Bob Martinez Nov 3, 2006 03:36 PM

      Absolutely agree - Otto's carbonara is peppery and terrific. Some people complain that the texture is too firm but I think it's perfect.

    2. k
      keith Nov 3, 2006 04:35 PM

      There's a great version at Enoteca Barbone on Ave B (and 12th?).

      1. d
        dbird Nov 4, 2006 02:00 AM

        Probably too late for you, but when I feel truly gluttonous I go for the carbonara at John's, and prepare to lie in bed for a week.

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