Via Carota

Via Carota – quite possibly the best Italian food in all of New York City (highly debatable though). Situated right on Grove street across from Bar Pisellino, this place is a true West Village gem. And usually impossible to get a table any night of the week.


Morandi, a creation by Keith McNally in 2007, is still bustling like the doors just opened. Situated at the nexus of Charles and Waverly Place, it has a magnetic way of steering people in. The lovely outdoor seating sprawls onto the street creating a beautiful  spectacle of Italian Fare.