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Ligurian Restaurant

Jeffsayyes Jun 5, 2011 07:07 PM

Anyone know of a Ligurian in the area? manhattan is fine too. I have someone who wants to do an event there to show off the food of her homeland. Got anything??

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  1. erica RE: Jeffsayyes Jun 6, 2011 03:16 AM

    In Manhattan:


    1. Steve R RE: Jeffsayyes Jun 6, 2011 07:04 AM

      http://www.nizzanyc.com/concept.php I've never been there but I think this is one of the only places that at least advertises themselves as such.

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        Jeffsayyes RE: Steve R Jun 6, 2011 08:04 AM


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          JFores RE: Steve R Jun 6, 2011 08:20 AM

          Not to rain on anyone's parade overlooking the Gulf of Tigullio and what not, but I just scanned Nizza's menu. I'm not exactly an out and out expert, but I've spent about a year in a half total in Liguria if you add up all my visits and that menu is very hard pressed to be passed off as Ligurian beyond a couple of pasta dishes and a couple of appetizers.

          Eh, at least they do pizza with pesto.

          I Tre Merli isn't perfect, but it seems to have a lot more authentic Ligurian dishes across the whole menu.

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            Steve R RE: JFores Jun 6, 2011 08:26 AM

            Dont forget the Ligorian olive spread :-)

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              Jeffsayyes RE: JFores Jun 7, 2011 10:47 PM

              my ambassador person pretty much agrees. If we do an event in I tremi, it won't be perfect, but it'll pass. maybe they can make something special for us.

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