Mille-Feuille à la minute? Yes, please! At Prima, the Mille-Feuille ($9) is assembled to order. It's the highlight of the dessert menu, and quite a sight, with chubby round pipes of vanilla bean pastry cream in the bottom layer and the lightest whipped chantilly at the top. Pastry cream and chantilly are separated with flaky, butter-rich puff pastry and a bright drizzle of thinned strawberry jam. You'll make a mess: puffy pastry will fly alongside confectioners sugar on that first bite. But goodness, this is worth it.
Here's a question we get time and again: where can I take a date for good food without breaking the bank? And can I do it without looking like a cheapskate? Yes you can, and here are 40 ways to do so.
All good things come at a price, and for Il Buco Alimenti e Vineria, that means potential for a long wait at dinner. Where should you go if you can't wait out your meal? The neighborhood is full of Italian alternatives.