Italian cuisine has been woven into the culinary traditions of America, just like cake on Flag Day and steak-flavored milkshakes. Savor alimentary acquisition with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of homemade Italian cuisine and fine wine at Bartolinos Italian Ristorante in Long Island City.
Bartolino's Italian Ristorante appeases appetites amid an elegant ambience, with lunch and dinner menus stocked with authentic, regional Italian cuisine. Peruse Bartolinos' homemade selections over an appetizer of white-wine-sauce–sprinkled mussels luciano ($9.95), or send skinny-dipping taste buds on vacation with the jumbo shrimp cocktail ($11.95). Entree-epicureans meet the pasta perfection of gnocchi al pesto, potato dumplings spangled in garlic cream sauce ($15.95), or cast a hearty appetite anchor with the wine-sautéed veal piccata ($24.95).
Bartolinos' open dining room enhances intimacy with warm, subtly lit auriferous walls ornamented in wood trim. Adult palates imbibe at Bartolinos' wooden centerpiece bar, accented with high-top chairs, hanging lights, and sweet, majestic booze.
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