With a reported 18,696 restaurants in Manhattan alone, deciding where to enjoy a meal in New York City is no easy task. But if Italian food is what you’re craving, the obvious answer is to head to Little Italy.
Little Italy is a neighborhood in lower Manhattan known for its large population of Italians as well as the San Gennaro Festival-a large street fair held during the last two weeks of September and great Italian food. Mulberry Street between Broome and Canal Street is especially well known for its delicious Italian restaurants.
On the contrary to the opening theme music from the classic television show, The Jefferson’s, this foodie tour is movin’ on down to the Lower East Side. We begin at the top of the East Side and will work our way to a deluxe restaurant, not in the sky, but conveniently located on street level.
It was raining when I left for the town of Seneca Falls in the Finger Lakes region of Western New York. Since my regular driving routes around Brooklyn don’t permit me to accelerate over ten miles per hour, what a great release to be the only car on skinny two-lane roads.
New York City is known as the city that never sleeps, for good cause. Its denizens are a busy bunch, and there just isn’t enough time in the day to get it all done. Some might say that even a lifetime isn’t enough, and there are those who would agree-some of whom are no longer with the living.