Once you’ve made it past the early phases of dating, the truth tends to sneak out. Maybe you’re not a huge fan of his tendency to sing along with every rap song in the car. Or it comes out that you prefer Zoolander 2 to the original. Maybe someone reveals they’re not even an Eagles fan. Instead of pointing fingers, we’re just going to suggest you get a reservation at Amis, where you can both agree that there are few things better than a few shared pastas and a bottle of wine.
Amis Trattoria is permanently closed.
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