List of the best Italian restaurants in New York City A.K.A. let the controversy begin!

Dear readers, my psychic abilities are telling me that you might not like the following list of the best Italian restaurants at which I have dined in New York City. I’m sorry, really, but despite its potential for controversy, this list must be made. Too often I am asked: what’s the best Italian restaurant? As I have explained before, I don’t particularly like answering this question but I have learned to live with it in the same way as I have learned to live without baseball from November through February. (Perhaps a little earlier this year due to the early defeat of the Yankees!) I figured it’s time to develop a list of Italian restaurants with the following guidelines: 1. I’ve actually dined there, 2. I enjoy each restaurant for one reason or another but don’t claim that it is the very best, 3. it is located in New York City. Read More