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Feb 8, 2009 08:15 AM

Max the best lasagna?

Everyone raves about their lasagna. Is it still the best in the city? I love lasagna but prefer mine without meat just tons of ooey gooey mozzarella, ricotta, sauce, and layers of that beautiful lasagna. I would try a lasagna with meat just NO SAUSAGE as I am not a sausage lover or liker lol for that matter. I heard Insiemes is good too, but that is spinach rendition with meat.

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  1. If you want to try a meatless version, I really like the mushroon lasagna at Gramercy tavern. It's vegetarian, but it is still very hearty and filling.

    I have a picture attached.

    (p.s. I do like the lasagna at Insieme)

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    1. re: kobetobiko

      Wow that looks awesome. But like I said I am looking for the good old fashioned one in marinara sauce.

    2. Insieme's Lasagna verde Bolognese is my favorite. It's just so well balanced, sooo tasty.

      1. If I understand the post , it says the restaurant named Max has is noted for good lasagna. If i understand that correctly i have to say IMHO Max is a bargain but I would not eat their if it was free. Everything is horrible their ,i even couldnt eat their spinach.
        I think Ennio and Michael's has the best lasagna, it used to be made one day a year, on Easter Sunday. Now they have it weekly. Its just like homemade.

        1. I like Peasant's lasagna. Le Zie also makes a good one.

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          1. re: Lucia

            I have been meaning to go to Peasant. However, I think they put goat in their lasagna. Def would try it. But I would rather have their meat dishes (bistecca fiorentina, porchetta, quail, agnello).

            1. re: steakrules85

              yep--it's a goat lasagna. It's not gamey or too distinctly goat-y, though.

          2. I've had three memorable renditions of lasagna recently, all in the village - these are places that I didn't expect anything special:

            i Tre Merli (w.10th & w.4th)
            Trattoria Spaghetto (Bleecker & Carmine)
            Villa Dela Pace (e.7th st & 2nd ave)