I am stuck with the task of making the reservation, and of course, my favorites are booked --- L'artusi and Centro Vinoteca. I have a reservation at In Vino, that is a local standby for us, but would love some new ideas. Need something comfortable and not too noisy where we can linger, even on a Friday with a 7:30 or 8 pm table. I like Malatesta but that is not for this group. Not quite the same area but I am thinking maybe Peasant instead, they were not booked up yet. Ideas? But must take reservations, I won't do dinner on a Friday without, what can I say?
By the way, I have been traveling a lot and not out and about in NYC, but did Sora Lella in Tribeca close? If so, that's a shame. Nice place, great food. Put Giorgione to shame, IMO.
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