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Anniversary Italian places...?

lizdixon Sep 17, 2007 12:01 PM

Babbo was fantastic, but looking for something a little less expensive & more laid back... nice atmosphere & great food.

Neighborhood not important... although downtown is better.


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  1. ChefJune RE: lizdixon Sep 17, 2007 12:14 PM

    Try Assenzio on East 4th Street. very good food, cozy and excellent service.

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      Lucia RE: lizdixon Sep 17, 2007 12:33 PM

      Crispo, Apizz, Peasant

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        LeahBaila RE: Lucia Sep 17, 2007 12:46 PM

        Lavagna, Novita

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          financialdistrictresident RE: LeahBaila Sep 17, 2007 02:37 PM

          LaVagna also has an amazing wine list. It is tiny (intimate and dark), so reservations are a must. I still remember a cold sardine and orange vinaigrette app we had there. Simple, limited menu but very nice.

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        idia RE: lizdixon Sep 17, 2007 04:19 PM


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