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Felidia

243 E. 58th St. (Second & Third Aves.) Send to Phone
212-758-1479 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
The only NYC Italian eatery presided over by a woman who taught Julia Child.

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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
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Felidia, New York, NY

Felidia Restaurant Review

: Lidia Bastianich, cookbook author and co-owner of Esca and Becco in New York and Lidia's in Kansas City and Pittsburgh, still considers Felidia the jewel in her culinary crown. The bi-level restaurant is elegant and betrays a convivial love of all things Italian. Her chef at this flagship, Fortunato Nicotra, delivers a consistently distinctive gastronomic experience notable for its nod to Istria, near the Italian and former-Yugoslavian border from where Bastianich hails. There is always something interesting to sample at Felidia, including seasonal truffle menus and a family-style Sunday supper. Among the winning dishes are yellowfin tuna grilled on one side "Palermitana" style with caponata, as well as roasted calf's liver with polenta, farro and shallot gratin. Indulge in mini cannoli, tiramisu or burrata cheese cake for dessert. The extensive Italian wine list is a treat.
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