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Apizz, Le Zie or somewhere else for birthday?


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Apizz, Le Zie or somewhere else for birthday?

TrishUntrapped | Aug 13, 2010 03:53 PM

O.K. so it's my birthday and I am going out to dinner with hubby and our two grown kids. Our tastes are so diverse it's not funny. If I had a choice I would go to Balthazar or Scarpetta (again), but I really would rather try something new. I also want us all to be comfortable and have fun.

My son is a pain in the you know what. He is a chicken parm and scorching hot pepper loving guy and extremely casual. The last meal we enjoyed out together was at Dinosaur BBQ. But it's my birthday and I want to go somewhere I haven't been to before.

So, I'm thinking Italian because we all like it. I would consider Roberto's on Arthur Ave except they don't take rezzies and the last time I was there we waited two hours which killed the dining experience completely. Plus, again I've already been there so I don't know why I am considering it.

I like what CHers have said about Apizz and Le Zie - folksy down home Italian. Any others we should consider? Looking for excellent solid straight forward home cooking. Thanks!


217 Eldridge St., New York, NY 10002

Le Zie
172 7th Ave, New York, NY 10011

355 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10014

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
777 W. 125th Street, New York, NY 10027

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