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Good Italian for my birthday

kimonocomics Aug 17, 2007 11:56 AM

Hi folks,

I'm coming home to Manhattan for my birthday next weekend, and would like to go for some really delicious Italian food. It can be expensive and it should be in Manhattan. I've been to Babbo and loved it, except for the loud music, if that gives you an idea of my preferences.



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    sea97horse Aug 17, 2007 02:34 PM

    I'm really fond of Maurizio on West 13th --

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      Will4Food Aug 17, 2007 01:46 PM

      Fiamma in Soho...Fine food, wonderful environment...Also, try the (very under the radar) Piano Due in mid-town at the Equitable Building. I'm tired of seeing the standard Batali spots here.. There are many other wonderful Italian spots in the city.

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      1. re: Will4Food
        LeahBaila Aug 17, 2007 01:58 PM

        Second Piano Due

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        chow3 Aug 17, 2007 01:22 PM

        I love Del Posto and, of course, (I know its cheesy) Il Mulino.

        1. NAtiveNewYorker Aug 17, 2007 12:54 PM

          Expensive: Del Posto
          Medium: Il Cortile (esp. Pasta!)
          Inexpensive: Malatesta Trattoria

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