I haven’t had the opportunity to explore ever nook of New York City, but there are some places that stand out in my mind during my visits as highlights. Tarallucci e Vino is one of those places. I had friends that were raving about the menu for this place, and they said that it was an establishment that I just had to visit. With this type of pressure on me I really didn’t have a choice. They said that visiting was a must so I indulged.
I must say that Tarallucci e Vino did not disappoint. I was almost looking for something that was off center in order to tell my friends that it was a bit less than the stellar way that they remembered it, but I could not find a single thing to complain about. The staff was well trained in their doing jobs, and the food was more than delicious. I don’t really have words to tell about my enjoyment of the caramelized vegetables. It was a sensation to my mouth that I remembered long after I left the restaurant.
This is a lovely place to take a date. I know that there are a lot of people that choose to have weddings catered here because the food is so delectable. The Burrata is a menu item that has really tickled my taste buds in a delightful way. I think that the vegetable quiche may be my favor Tarallucci e Vino meal though. I went to a wedding here and the Burrata was part of the wedding foods.
Franny’s is equally impressive to Tarallucci e Vino when it comes to weddings. I think that this is the other Italian spot on Flatbush that also has nice private room. This reminds me of Tarallucci e Vino, but it has more pizza choices. I think that Franny’s is a great place for a party.
I was skeptical in the beginning, but now I carry the same torch that all my friends in New York carry for Tarallucci e Vino. It is the only Italian venue in NYC that is worth your time in my opinion. I am not even a native of NYC, and I am giving Tarallucci e Vino props over Italian restaurants that I have never visited before. That should be an indication of just how delectable it is. I can rest assured that I may find something that may be just as good, but I doubt that I would find anything that is better.
The thing that I have admired about this restaurant is that it has taken some foods that I do not like and added ingredients that I do like and suddenly I am finding myself intrigued enough to try the combination. One example of that is the Pepperoni Ripieni. Here is a dish that contains tuna. I hate tuna, but this is tuna prepared in a different manner. With this dish there are peppers stuffed in Italian Tuna. I tried it and I was impressed.