Few things are going to make you as happy as a bowl of perfectly prepared carbohydrates.
February 6, 2023
Eating carbohydrates alone is a beautiful thing. Here’s where to do that.
October 15, 2018
When you want to eat delicious pasta on your couch, order delivery from any of the spots on this guide.
September 25, 2020
Lower East Side
If you need a bowl of pasta tonight with minimal human interaction, head to Forma Pasta Factory in Fort Greene.
August 30, 2023
Order as many pastas as you can rationalize at this LES Italian restaurant.
The only real reason to fuss over getting a table at Lilia is their simple, perfect pasta.
August 22, 2022
This family-favorite Park Slope restaurant only makes one shape of pasta per day, but you get to choose your own sauces and toppings.
August 17, 2022
You should go to Rezdora, a small Italian spot in Flatiron, for great pasta.
July 22, 2022
La Devozione serves fantastic pasta, both omakase-style and à la carte, in a pretty space in Chelsea Market.
July 11, 2022
Via Carota is a walk-in only Italian spot in the West Village, and there’s a good chance you’ll have to wait a few hours for a table. It’s worth it.
January 14, 2022
Misi is the pasta-focused restaurant from the people behind one of our all-time favorite Brooklyn restaurants, Lilia.
One of our favorite West Village Italian spots, L'Artusi is still as reliable as ever. Try it for a special dinner, and order pasta.
Clay is an American restaurant in Harlem that’s perfect for a special-but-not-too-formal dinner.
Upland used to be one of our favorite spots in the city, but now it’s mostly just a useful place to have a solid meal in Flatiron.
A pleasant Italian restaurant in Nomad that makes all of its pasta from whole grains, we don’t love La Pecora Bianca, but we can accept it.
Greenwich VillageWest Village
This sceney restaurant in Greenwich Village has a big outdoor patio where people go to be observed—but the classic Italian dishes are the real draw.
Carbone is red sauce Italian restaurant theater, and it’s a show you shouldn’t miss. This is one of New York City’s absolute best restaurants.
Il Posto Accanto in the East Village is home to some of the best meatballs and pastas in town. Plus, it has a great wine list and open air dining.
Fiaschetteria Pistoia is a tiny Italian spot in the West Village that’s great for last-second dates.
Fiaschetteria Pistoia is an East Village restaurant from some Italians who have another restaurant in Tuscany. It’s all about the handmade pasta.
Lupa is an ideal spot for that early-in-the-week dinner in Greenwich Village that you sort of want to cancel but can’t.
Saggio is a casual Italian spot in Washington Heights where you’ll want to become a regular.
Most everything on the menu at Charlie Bird is fantastic. They do service and wine better than almost anyone else.
A legendary East Village Italian restaurant that we have decided we can now only visit when nobody else will be eating there. Like at 3pm on a Tuesday.
Crowd-pleasing Italian in Soho. Bring a crowd of your friends sometime.
Osteria Morini is a popular Italian restaurant on Lafayette street, known for pasta and lots of lambrusco. Expect crowds and very little elbow room.
An old Infatuation favorite, Crispo is still hanging tough like Keith Richards' internal organs. Come for great pastas, salumi, and a solid wine list.