Marea

Lunch at ”Marea”

 

Marea      240 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019   (212) 582-5100 

Cuisine: Italian

Neighborhood: Midtown West

Recommend Dishes: TAGLIOLINI manila clams, calamari white wine, hot chilies. Uni lard toast. BOMBOLONI doughnuts

Occassion: I was here for lunch

Michelin: two stars 2016

OVERALL FOOD ATMOSPHERE PRICE
♥♥♥1/2
♥♥♥1/2
♥♥♥ $$$$

Tasting of three Crudo 🐟🐟🐟

SGOMBRO pacific jack mackerel, corn, horseradish, pea tendril. DENTICE pacific snapper prosciutto, celery, tomato. TONNO bigeye tuna, oyster crema, crispy artichoke

TAGLIOLINI manila clams, calamari white wine, hot chilies

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Dell’anima

Dell'anima

Update 2015

Chef’s Counter ”Dell’ Anima”

 

Cuisine: Toscan Italian

Neighborhood: West Village

Sister restaurants: L’artusi, L’apicio 

Recommend Dishes: CHARRED OCTOPUS rice beans, chorizo, chicories / BRANZINO IN CARTOCCIO confit potatoes, cerignola olives, citrus / SWEETBREADS rhubarb, orange, apple

Seat: I would definitely recommend to sit at the chef’s counter for a party of 2.

Previous Review: https://cutiepatroller.com/2012/01/22/dell-anima/

Dell’anima is one of my favorite Italian restaurant in NYC. Decor and atmosphere are nothing spacial yet cozy and really great Toscan Italian food. I sometime visit their sister restaurants, L’artusi in West Village and L’apicio in East Village but Dell’anima is still my favorite of those three restaurants. Dell’Anima is known for their pasta dishes but I never care for them. My top three dishes are CHARRED OCTOPUS rice beans, chorizo, chicories / BRANZINO IN CARTOCCIO confit potatoes, cerignola olives, citrus / SWEETBREADS rhubarb, orange, apple. Also I highly recommend sitting at the counter right in front of the kitchen to see chef Elwood and his team in action.

OVERALL FOOD ATMOSPHERE PRICE
♥♥♥1/2
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♥♥♥1/2 $$$1/2

 

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CHARRED OCTOPUS

rice beans, chorizo, chicories $19 ♥♥♥

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BRANZINO IN CARTOCCIO

confit potatoes, cerignola olives, citrus $27 ♥♥♥

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I highly recommend sitting at the counter right in front of the kitchen to see chef Elwood and his team in action

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SWEETBREADS
rhubarb, orange, apple $17 ♥♥♥

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Oyster mushrooms, shallots, thyme, aleppo, pecorino $18 ♥♥♥

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Yummy Patrolling with Yum Kim

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Osteria Morini

Osteria Morini

Lunch at ”Osteria Morini” in Soho

Me and my friends we all had lunch special-any three pasta for $29 but I real didn’t think it was great deal at all so I won’t recommend you to order this for your lunch 😦 Next time I will choose 2 course lunch special for sure 🙂 One pasta that you can’t forget to order! ”CAPPELLETTI” truffled ricotta ravioli, melted butter, prosciutto. This pasta is on Bucket Dish in NYC!

Lunch special: Any three pasta for $29.

Lunch special: 2 COURSE LUNCH your choice of any appetizer or salad followed by choice of pasta or entree $28.

Special deal: All the pastas are $10 after 9pm, every Monday. Also $7/glass or $28/bottle.

Famous Pasta: CAPPELLETTI truffled ricotta ravioli, melted butter, prosciutto.

Chef & Owner: Michael White – Read more about chef http://www.osteriamorini.com/index.php?action=page&id=1890

Osteria Morini  218 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10012  (212) 965-8777

OVERALL FOOD ATMOSPHERE PRICE
♥♥♥1/2
♥♥♥1/2
♥♥♥1/2 $$$1/2

Main Dining Room

CAPPELLETTI

truffled ricotta ravioli, melted butter, prosciutto

TORCIA

squid ink pasta, shrimp & seppie ragú

TAGLIATELLE

ragú antica, parmigiano

SPAGHETTI ALLA VONGOLE

clams, leeks, white wine, chile

Counter Seats

TARTALETTA DI LIMONE

meyer lemon curd, polenta streusel, black pepper meringues olive oil lemon gelato 11

TIRAMISU

espresso soaked lady finger, mascarpone amaretto 10

GIANDUJA BUDINO

baked chocolate hazelnut custard, candied hazelnuts milk chocolate, brown butter 10

Front Dinning Room

Rabbit porcini ravioli

with Walnut and Sage butter sauce

cappuccino 🙂

Rosemary’s

Rosemary's

Brunch at Rosemary’s West Village

Octopus Salame – basil, sicilian gardiniere $12 ♥♥♥♥♥

 

Rosemary’s       18 Greenwich Ave. (At 10th St) New York, NY 10011 (212) 647-1818

OVERALL FOOD ATMOSPHERE PRICE
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♥♥♥1/2 $$$1/2

Calamari $8 ♥♥♥

Chitarra Alla Carbonara – guanciale, scallions, pecorino romano, egg $15 ♥♥♥

Sunday Brunch

Lamb Panini – braised lamb shoulder and greens, honey-mint ricotta $14 ♥♥♥

Bar Counter

Hot Tea $5

Sunday Brunch

Cappuccino $5

Brunch Menu

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Caffe Storico

Brunch at ”Caffe Storico” Upper West Side

 Spaghetti Carbonara pancetta & sunny side egg $16 ♥♥♥1/2

Happy Sunday everyone 🙂 I blogged about dinner at Caffe Storico when they first opened three year ago ( read more about Stylish dinner at Museum ). Caffè Storico is  in the New York Historical Society located on Upper West Side. Me and my friend had a plan to visit at American Museum of Natural History across the street from restaurant so last minutes we decided to have a brunch before museum.  As soon as I walked in I got smile on my face 🙂 Because restaurant was just as lovely as I remembered from three years ago! Pure white walls, super high-ceilinged with brass chandelier, lemon yellow banquettes, a window into the sculpture arcade, open kitchen and a marble table, nineteenth-century china from museum collection adorn shelves with victorian-style woodwork that soar 15 feet to the ceiling. Me and my friend started our brunch with cocktail. I had a ”Dante” in Martini glass (grey goose vodka, averna, blood orange). My cocktail was good but my friend had a better cocktail called ”Bellini Stagionale” (prosecco, bacardi limon, strawberry, mint). This place is known for pasta so we ordered Spaghetti Carbonara pancetta & sunny side egg. WOW! What a great idea to serve Carbonara for brunch!  Also we had NY Strip Steak & Eggs roast potato & mixed greens. Steak was over cooked and disappointed us little bit but atmosphere and vibe of place made it up to us BIG time! I highly recommend you to come here for brunch if you’re planing to visit UWS.

Ps – I don’t come to UWS often so I decided to take full advantage after museum! I enjoyed walking through Central Park and enjoyed cocktail at stopping by Tavern On The Green and end my night at Cafe Boulud for dinner. #LovelySunday

Caffe Storico      170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

OVERALL FOOD ATMOSPHERE PRICE
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 Dante – grey goose vodka, averna, blood orange $12 ♥♥♥/ B e l l i n i Stagionale – prosecco, bacardi limon, strawberry, mint $12 ♥♥♥NY Strip Steak & Eggs roast potato & mixed greens $19 ♥♥♥

Caffe Storico

Vic’s

Vic’s

Holiday Dinner at Vic’s

“little purse”, borsa, Ricotta, Hazelnut, Lemon 12 ♥♥♥

Ps-You should try their pizza! My girls were on the diet so I couldn’t try it at this visit  but I would looooooove to try some of pizza next time 🙂

Vic’s    31 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

OVERALL FOOD ATMOSPHERE PRICE
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Patrolling Vic’s with Yumi Kim & Nam Vo 🙂

Roasted Oxtail, brisket, Chili Agrodolce, Mint 28 ♥♥♥1/2

Littleneck clams, Pistachios, cannellini beans, lovage 13 ♥♥♥

crispy Sweet onions, Dried Tomato, Parmigiano 11 ♥♥♥1/2

Sunchoke ♥♥♥

Kitchen

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Bar area

Dining Room

Cotenna

Italian Tapas Bar ”Cotenna” West Village

Cotenna       21 Bedford St , New York, NY 10014  (646) 861-0175

Cuisine: Wine Bars, Italian

Sister Restaurant: Aria Wine Bar 

Neighborhood: West Village

Occassion: Dinner and Drinks

 

OVERALL FOOD ATMOSPHERE PRICE
♥♥♥1/2
♥♥♥1/2
♥♥♥1/2 $$$1/2

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