California Pizza Kitchen (Northeast corner, in a new high rise park/indentation) at 3rd Ave and 60th Street has superb superb pizza. Their chicken and rosemary combo (ask for it light on the mozzarella) is sublime.
A roasted boneless leg of lamb makes an impressive centerpiece for your table, but this recipe is easy enough to pull off any time. A classic gremolata perfumes the lamb; the mixture of garlic, lemon, and parsley holds its own against the strong flavor of the meat. Read more.