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Searching for Ricotta Cheesecake

hungry i Jun 10, 2009 12:18 PM

Will be in NYC for two weeks in August (from N.O.) and searching for the best ricotta cheesecake. Many thanks for your suggestions.

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    hungry i Jun 22, 2009 01:40 PM

    Thank you . I went to Veniero's website and called and ordered the cheesecake for my daughter's 40th on July 4th.
    vicki in new orleans

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      mahler5 Jun 16, 2009 07:58 PM

      Do you really prefer this to the standard cream cheese cheesecake? I cannot get past the graininess.

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        Lucia Jun 14, 2009 06:44 PM


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        1. re: Lucia
          sammyw111 Jun 16, 2009 02:46 PM

          Pepolino in Tribeca has a delicious ricotta cheesecake. Not a bakery where you can buy the whole cake, but as a dessert, it's so good.

        2. ChefJune Jun 12, 2009 10:43 AM

          yet another vote for Veneiro's ricotta pie. The best I've had in New York.

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            comiendosiempre Jun 11, 2009 07:26 PM

            Another vote for Veneiro's. Best I've had. They have excellent bow ties also.

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              cew Jun 11, 2009 03:29 PM

              I have had the ricotta cheeesecake at Murray's in the Village a couple of times and thought it was very good (over a year ago, however.)

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                boccalupo Jun 10, 2009 01:27 PM

                Bruno's and Rocco's in the Village are both pretty good.

                If you are will go outside Manhattan you might post this on Outer Boroughs board as well.

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                  Peter Cherches Jun 10, 2009 12:57 PM

                  I've always loved Veniero's. In general I prefer the vibe of DeRobertis, but Veniero's cheescake was always fabulous--though it's been several years, still I doubt they've changed the recipe. It was sort of a ricotta meets egg custard flavor and consistency.


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                  1. re: Peter Cherches
                    hungry i Jun 11, 2009 10:07 AM

                    Thanks so much. Have you tried the one at Trattoria Trecolori? I just pulled up menu from nosochubby.
                    hungry i

                    1. re: Peter Cherches
                      RCC Jun 11, 2009 05:44 PM

                      I second Veniero's ricotta cheesecake. Damn, it's been a while since I've had it and now with this thread, itm craving.

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