Eggplant rollatini with a side of well-sauced spaghetti is #29 of our 100 Days/100 Dishes
Sophisticated diners have long reviled the food at the old "red and dead" (as Seymour Britchky famously called them) Italian dives still sprinkled around the culinary landscape of the five boroughs.
Delmonico's as it looks today. The columns on either side of the door are said to come from Pompeii.The modern restaurant as we know it was invented in 1831 south of Wall Street at Delmonico's, based on Swiss and French models. The previous sort of establishment was usually a hotel dining roo ... More >>