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Zero Otto Nove's Bronx Vs. Manhattan Smackdown

Zero Otto Nove's Bronx Vs. Manhattan Smackdown

In the Bronx, ZON's margherita is one of the city's most perfect evocations of that sainted Neapolitan pie.

Today, Counter Culture compares two renditions of Roberto Paciullo's (of Roberto Restaurant fame) Zero Otto Nove: one on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, the other in the Flatiron district in Manhattan. Both have their advantages, but here's a comparison of each's best dishes. Read the full piece here.

Zero Otto Nove's Bronx Vs. Manhattan Smackdown

In Manhattan, the rigatoni Salernitana is a magnificent baked pasta hailing from Salerno, the chef's hometown, featuring meatballs, sopressata, ricotta, mozzarella, sliced egg, and tomato sauce.

Zero Otto Nove's Bronx Vs. Manhattan Smackdown

In the Bronx, Baccala' e Patate al Forno is a salt-cod casserole of ancient vintage also showcasing potatoes and capers.

Zero Otto Nove's Bronx Vs. Manhattan Smackdown

In Manhattan, radiatori in cartoccio is a novel, baked-in-foil pasta with a scrumptious porcini sauce.

Zero Otto Nove's Bronx Vs. Manhattan Smackdown

In the Bronx, Paciullo's wonderful calzone Salernitano, stuffed with escarole, olives, and anchovies.

Zero Otto Nove's Bronx Vs. Manhattan Smackdown

Coniglio alla cacciatore (rabbit, hunter's style), as served at ZON in Manhattan

Zero Otto Nove 2357 Arthur Avenue Belmont, Bronx 718-220-1027

Zero Otto Nove 15 West 21st Street 212-242-0899

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