If the Bucatini alla Amatriciana (featured left) served with onion, tomato, Guanciale bacon, and Pecorino romano doesn't make your mouth water, perhaps the poached Maine lobster over tagliatelle or the ricotta gnocchi will do the trick. Trust, there isn't a menu item in sight that could disappoint that Italian craving.
With a selection of nine different lasagna dishes, plus myriad other options including Lobster Mac and Cheese, Tommy Lasagna will probably send you into a cheesy, carb coma — sounds like our kind of Friday night.
This Chelsea eatery makes its pasta fresh in-house to al dente perfection. Try the lobster ravioli or the spinach and mascarpone ravioli for a truly satiating meal.
To indulge your hankering for Italian food in the East Village, venture over to Spina. Bonus: They have an entire category of "brunch pasta," which we didn't know was a thing, but are so happy it exists.
Technically, there are several restaurants in this Flatiron hot spot, but that just makes it all the more appealing. Consider this your permission to do a pasta crawl, with minimal walking.
Honestly, we're hitting up Bianca for their traditional lasagna, which is essentially layers of pasta that need to be in our lives.
Frank's handmade ravioli is everything. If you're not too full afterward, we also recommend finishing the meal with homemade tiramisu.
Food Hall at The Plaza
Todd English wasn't kidding around with this one. Though you could technically get anything from sushi to hamburgers at the Food Hall, we obviously recommend hitting up the pasta station. This is for the luxe pasta monster in you, or the Home Alone enthusiast.