When a vegan wine bar serving Italian food makes perfectly al dente pasta and pine nut ricotta-covered carta di musica, we want to tell everybody we know about it. That’s why we’re writing about Soda Club in the East Village. In addition to a large wine list featuring different orange bottles and chilled reds by the glass, the pasta dishes - including the standout bucatini arrabiata with focaccia breadcrumbs - are some of the most properly cooked we’ve had in a while. This place now has a permanent spot in our date-night rotation, since nothing says romance like sitting in a velvet chair over a glass of wine and some pasta.
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