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Rubirosa

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Our Tip Soul-satisfying red sauce Italian done right. Great lasagna, chicken parm, some of the best pizza in Little Italy.
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Rubirosa: Retro Red Sauce Done Right

Rubirosa: Retro Red Sauce Done Right

In 2011, the Italian red sauce tradition has devolved to the likes of Carmine's, where there is no pizza and quantity trumps all, and Mario's on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, where at dinner you are discouraged from ordering the excellent pizza because the owners want diners to experience the more ambitious food on the menu. But now, coming to our rescue, is Rubirosa.

A Sandwich A Day: Rubirosa Sandwich at Rubirosa

A Sandwich A Day: Rubirosa Sandwich at Rubirosa

Chicken sandwiches, often filled with overcooked white meat and weak toppings, tend to be boring or, at worst, nearly inedible. The Rubirosa Sandwich ($12) at our neighborhood favorite Rubirosa is fortunately several notches above the archetypal poultry-between-bread ordeal.

Family Coming to NYC? Take Them to These Restaurants

Family Coming to NYC? Take Them to These Restaurants

When it comes to eating with family, you want a place that's reliable, reasonably affordable, and low on hassle. There's plenty to worry about before a big holiday. Where to eat dinner on the nights before or after shouldn't be one of them. To that end, here are some solid restaurant options good for eating out with the folks.

Corner Slice: Spring and Mulberry

Corner Slice: Spring and Mulberry

We just finished moving into our new (awesome) digs in Little Italy on tuesday, so we decided to take a victory lap around the 'hood checking out the slices in the neighborhood. Here's what to get and what to avoid.

18 Winter-Proof Pastas in NYC

18 Winter-Proof Pastas in NYC

In frosty times like these, few things are as satisfying as digging into a hearty plate of pasta. This isn't the season for light olive oil and tomato dishes—we're craving cream and butter sauces, meaty ragus, and lots of lasagna. To that end, here are some of our favorite pastas for fighting back the cold.

How to Find and Order Great Pizza in New York

How to Find and Order Great Pizza in New York

As a New Yorker, I'm unfit to make the call on whether or not we have the best pizza in the world. It's against my basic upbringing to even entertain the notion that our pizza, bagels, pastrami, and hot dogs aren't the best. But if you, as a visitor to our fair city, want to make the call for yourself, you should start by getting the best that the city has to offer.

Epic Wait at Il Buco Alimentari? Where to Eat Instead

Epic Wait at Il Buco Alimentari? Where to Eat Instead

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.