Italian: Finding its home in a converted cottage, this established Italian haunt is known for its creative pasta dishes. Buckwheat and semolina noodles are accompanied by a variety of savory sauces -- tomato-basil, bolognese and walnut among them. One of the restaurant's treats is the Totelli de Mele, an apple-sausage ravioli, dressed with a sage-laced brown butter sauce -- incredible! You'll also find gnocchi and risotto, along with daily specials. However, it is the pastas here that are the star of the show, so stick with those to be guaranteed a satisfying meal. Prices, are quite reasonable, especially given that the restaurant is in the heart of Midtown.
Romantic Dining: Loacted in the heart of Midtown, in a converted home, Pasta da Pulcinella almost gets losts among the skyscrapers in the are. But this fantastic Italian restaurant is worth seeking out for those who enjoy pasta dishes. The pastas are tossed with fresh ingredients and this consistenly solid menu keeps guests coming back. One of the restaurant's treats is apple-sausage ravioli, dressed with a sage-laced brown butter sauce, also known as the Tortolini de Mele. You'll also find gnocchi and risotto, along with daily specials on the menu. Lots of vegetarian options are available. Prices are extremely reasonable, especially for a Midtown hot spot.