help need good italian!
help-new yorker living in dallas now so out of touch with new great restaurants, coming into the city for my husbands BIG birthday. i'm the host for a party of 6. looking for great italian-old school-no fried sardines and skate! want the real deal-calamari -not fried- scungille,osso bucco, great veal ,etc.tried batali's del posto. they have set menu price fix of $95. don't want to have to order a certain amount of food. suggestions??
check out the menu at Crispo. it has quickly become our favorite italian place. they don't serve all the dishes you mentioned, but they offer a wide selection of meats and fish. the Trofie al Prosciutto is one of my top five dishes in all of Manhattan.
240 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011
Just to clarify... by "great italian-old school-no fried sardines and skate! want the real deal" do you mean traditional Italian-American food? Or food you might actually find in Italy? Based on the mention of scungilli, it sounds like the former to me but please confirm.