Italian

Berreria

Birreria

There's nothing like reviewing a beer garden in the dead of winter. Though calling Birreria a beer garden is a bit of a misnomer, despite all outward appearance...
Carroll Place

Carroll Place

I somehow walked by Kenny's Castaways probably around a million times in my early life and never went inside. Something about the joint repelled me. Maybe it's ...
Santina

Santina

I gotta admit that I was a little hesitant about coming to this place for more than a couple reasons. The first of which was its location. It is literally at th...
A Voce

A Voce

Welcome to the most expensive food court in the known world. Otherwise known as the Time Warner Center. And while A Voce isn't the priciest of the bunch, it...
Pazza Notte

Pazza Notte

Rumor has it that there is food and shit served in this joint. I have my doubts. The only reason to come here, as far as I'm concerned, is for the two-for-one m...
Da Umberto

da Umberto

Old school is both a good and bad thing when it comes to food. There are old school places that have become institutions and churn out great food still. But the...
Mario's

Mario’s

It's what I like to call The Sopranos effect. If they shot an episode of the show in a restaurant, or anyone from the cast ate in your joint, it instantly becom...
Becco

Becco

Going to any place on Restaurant Row can be dicey. Known more for getting the theater early birds in and out in time to see their shows than haute cuisine, some...
Le Zie 2000

Le Zie 2000

Now why would an owner of a restaurant go ahead and put a date in the name of his restaurant? Unless this place opened in like 1948 (it actually opened in 1999)...
Minetta Tavern

Minetta Tavern

Reopened: Minetta Tavern (II) The fact that this thing is just getting its place on The Survey in late 2007 is pretty funny. I've been doing this for a few ...
Bellavitae

Bellavitae

The problem with writing reviews on this site is that I often attend meals and whatnot with friends and loved ones. More times than not I end up at these plac...
Gusto

Gusto

When I was growing up Italian restaurants had Chianti bottles in that straw basket thing with candles sticking out of their necks at every table. They were da...