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Carbonara downtown?

bml Jan 17, 2008 07:41 AM

Hi all,

Grub Street's feature on traditional carbonara preparations has given me a serious craving. Any places downtown (preferably central or east village or LES) that serve a great one? I get it at Otto all of the time and love it but I go there a lot and am looking for something different - ideally at Otto's price point or below. I've done a search and seen some recommendations for the carbonara at Crispo. Is that the way to go or would you suggest anything else?


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    bouffe Jan 21, 2008 07:09 AM


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      Pan Jan 21, 2008 01:07 AM

      I'd say that's a good way to go.

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        AimeeD Jan 17, 2008 01:46 PM

        Prune has a great one. Brunch menu only.

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          Lucia Jan 17, 2008 12:37 PM


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            G3B Jan 21, 2008 05:38 AM

            Definitely Crispo and their other food is great too. I love their prosciutto.

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            rrems Jan 17, 2008 11:05 AM

            Crispo, absolutely.

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              maggiej Jan 17, 2008 08:36 AM

              the one at enoteca barbone is pretty great.

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