If you’re traveling in New York for the first time, or you are a native; there are plenty of great event places to catch a bite to eat. Whether you are looking for something fancy, or maybe just a slice of pizza, there is something interesting for everyone. Here are two pallet pleasers you can check out on your dining adventure’s!
Located in Brooklyn, Franny’s is an excellent place if you love Italian food. Not only do they serve the best pizza, they have a great dinner menu. The menu features enticing appetizers such as fried zucchini with Calabrian ramp mayonnaise, basil, and summer lettuces with sweet onion and radishes. For the entrée, you can try the spaghetti with mussels, saffron, and fenne. There is something for everyone at Franny’s!
So if you have to give it a try yourself, the restaurant is located at 295 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Heights. Franny’s is also a good place for groups. The setting is simple, yet warm. The comfortable vibe makes it a popular spot for weddings and rehearsal dinners.
Lafayette Grand Café & Bakery
Located in Noho & Greenwich Village, this is a great place to go if you’re looking for something different. This eatery specializes in French cuisine such as a shellfish platters and oysters. Lafayette Grand Café & Bakery also serves three meals a day.
Their breakfast is served with a French twist; two farm eggs any style with pommes de rôtisserie or smoked salmon benedict on brioche.
It is not just the food that will wow you at Lafayette Grand Café & Bakery, is also has a great atmosphere and is good for accommodating large groups. The restaurant even has a private wine cave that is great for office holiday parties. If you would like to investigate this gem yourself, it is located at 380 Lafayette St., Noho.
Tarallucci e Vino is a great place to highlight any occasion and make it memorable. Located in Union Square, guests can reserve an event room for anything from a birthday party, to a cocktail party. Complete with 1,100 sq. ft. of space, they can accommodate small gatherings, as well as large parties. The Mezzanine room makes everyone feel welcome, and can be transformed into anything guests can imagine. Guests may use their own caterer for food, or have Chef Riccardo Bilotta cook some traditional Italian cuisine.
So make a plan to visit New York, and make sure you and hungry enough to take in all the cuisine it has to offer, from hometown food to fine dining!