In LA we loved the Mandarin Deli chain and Noodle World; in Houston we enjoyed Lai Lai Dumpling House. Now we live in Phoenix and we're pretty much dumpling deprived. We're coming to New York in April -- where can we find something similar?
Essentially the Italian version of a French galette, a crostata is an open-face, free-form fruit tart with rustic, folded edges. Here are eight of our favorites to make in the summertime or all year round.