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dlgc809 Jul 25, 2012 10:09 AM

We have been invited to Novita on 22nd St for dinner next week. If anyone has been there, please let us know what are the don't miss dishes.

Our other dinner will be at Wolfgangs. I guess a porterhouse for two is what they are known for. Any other suggestions such as sides etc.

We will only be in the city for two nights so would like to make the most of these two dinners.

We are from S. Florida and don't get up to NYC that often.

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    steakrules85 Jul 26, 2012 06:25 AM

    Novita is a hidden gem as far as I'm concerned. It doesn't get much press but it is a very good neighborhood Italian restaurant. I've only been once but loved it.

    Great pasta, the osso buco is delicious, as is the fish. They usually have 4 specials or so as well. Can't go wrong.

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      dlgc809 Jul 27, 2012 06:22 AM

      Thank you for your replies, it sounds like Novita will be a pasta fest!

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        dlgc809 Aug 4, 2012 06:33 AM

        Thank you, dinner at Novita was great. We all had a special of wonderful house made pasta with a whole lobster in the shell. The lobster was cooked to perfection, and the red sauce on the pasta was perfect.

    2. princeofpork3 Jul 25, 2012 06:50 PM

      Pastas are great. Baked clams were good. Stuffed mushroom app was also good. If they still have a bottle of Nickle and Nickle Cab you have to get it. Incredible bottle of wine.
      The wolfgang salad is excellent as is the cream spin.

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        kathryn Jul 25, 2012 05:15 PM

        The sautéed mushrooms with onions are great at Wolfgang's.

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          calf Jul 25, 2012 03:52 PM

          The pasta at Novita. I had the lobster pasta which was great. Generous portions too--tons of lobster claw meat. The entrees and appetizers aren't bad, but their specialty is traditional, homemade pasta, so you might want to order multiple pastas and share.

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