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I Sodi

105 Christopher St. New York, NY 10014 | West Village | 212-414-5774

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This may be the most authentic Tuscan restaurant in New York, with a menu similar to a roadside osteria you might find somewhere near, say, Cortona. The three-course menu runs from the usual sliced charcuterie to an heirloom tomato salad, to a novel zucchini carpaccio. The short pasta menu might include spaghetti with clams, a pappardelle with duck sauce, and spinach-and-cheese ravioli in a "sugo al povero" (poverty sauce), which resembles ground veal, but is really made with vegetable matter. For the main course, a chicken cooked under a brick or a Livornese-style branzino top the list. The owner and chef, Rita Sodi, owns a farm near Florence, from which the lovely olive oil used throughout the menu comes.


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  • Cuisine(s): Italian
  • Hours: Sun 5:30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-11:30pm
  • Price: $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Late Night
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Extra Info: Parking: street, parking garage at Grove Street and Seventh Avenue South

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