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Scarpetta (New York City, NY - Dining)
355 West 14th St., New York, NY
Type: Italian cuisine served in an airy, sky-lit setting
Scarpetta (translated from fare la scarpetta, which means to wipe your plate clean with a chunk of bread) is a newly opened restaurant in the city offering fine Italian cuisine in an airy, skylit setting. The menu is divided between small plates, pasta and main courses offering anything between spaghetti with tomato and basil to tuna. The dishes are priced moderately and reservations are recommended.
-- Bobby Flay
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