In a very crowded marketplace, Chef Michael White’s Italian seafood restaurant offers Midtown Manhattan’s best business lunch. Go on Fridays, when you’re not pressed to return to the office, and can take a glass or three of Prosecco. Large and filled with light, the restaurant was designed to impress. The food, in the other hand, is made to satisfy.
- Granchio with perkytoe crab, beets, orange and horseradish
- Rigatoni with Genoevese ragu
- Ravioli with spare ribs
- Polipo (grilled octopus)
- Spaghetti with crab, sea urchin and basil
Bobby Ghosh is an editor-at-large at TIME. Ghosh Eats documents his high-low gastronomic adventures.