“Hookers'” Pasta

This crowd pleaser is a rendition of pasta puttanesca; puttana meaning prostitute in Italian, hence the name “Hookers’ Pasta”.

Roman Caprese Salad

This gorgeous salad is quintessentially Italian, and the perfect way to start an Italian dinner.

“Tuscan” Superfood Soup

This “Tuscan” Superfood Soup is loaded with nutrients, and the addition of fresh rosemary and thyme lend an Italian twist.

Parm, Upper West Side

This popular restaurant has comforting Italian meals with an American twist, and is completely to-die-for.

Coppola’s, Upper West Side

Friday night, all I wanted in the world was a nice good meal after a hectic work week.  This means that I wanted by boyfriend to take me out.  Something about sitting down at a nice place and being served delicious food with flowing wine and bread really just makes everything okay.  So after Matt…