I recently discovered that one of my good friends claims to hate the choke - one of my alltime favorites (I eat 'em steamed with an olive oil - lemon - honey sauce). Anyhow at dinner we had an app of some baby chokes which he really liked; but i thought they were so so. Any thoughts of where I can a tasty artichoke based dish????
Bianca on Bleecker serves fried baby artichokes, which are not as good as the ones I remember having in Rome, but are still pretty good - hopefully those aren't what you just described as "so so." If anyone knows of a place in Manhattan that does the artichoke smashed flat & fried really well, I'd like to hear about it.
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Morandi...had that appetizer yesterday, and it was phenominal. They had an appetizer special with sauteed baby chokes in this amazing sauce...yummy to soak up with bread. They also have a fried version, as well.
Gusto, on Greenwich at Perry, serves excellent fried artichokes.
Pasta Pesce on Bleecker (NOT the one on 9th ave, which is awful) serves a delicious steamed artichoke stuffed with seasoned breadcrumbs and butter, yum.