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absolute best places for northern italian--group of 7

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rion Oct 29, 2008 08:04 AM

please advise....first trip to nyc and need help!

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    italianagambino Oct 29, 2008 08:12 AM

    Alto
    www.altrorestaurant.com

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    1. re: italianagambino
      MMRuth Nov 13, 2008 11:12 AM

      Yes, I really like Alto as well, though I would stay away from the fish dishes, as on my two visits, the fish has been slightly overcooked for my taste. It is very expensive though.

      1. re: italianagambino
        JungMann Nov 14, 2008 06:06 AM

        3rd for Alto.

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        intrepid Oct 29, 2008 08:16 AM

        take a taxi 30 mins to piccola venezia in astoria queens

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          RCC Oct 29, 2008 08:22 AM

          Peasant.

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            taboo Oct 29, 2008 08:44 AM

            Campagnola on the UES.

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              PAULSCOHEN Nov 13, 2008 03:23 PM

              Scarpetta 355w.14th st. between 8th and 9th

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                intrepid Nov 14, 2008 03:13 AM

                hi paul, try getting out to piccola venezia in astoria, I think you would like it

            2. Spends Rent on Food Nov 14, 2008 04:46 AM

              Alto or Scarpetta - you won't go wrong with either.

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