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“Prepare to be thrilled” at this “all-star” Italian on Central Park South, which presents chef Michael White’s “brilliantly executed” seafood and housemade pastas in “lovely”, “refined” surroundings tended by a staff that’s “gracious and on-cue”; just “dress pretty” and “bring your bank manager” since “they're not shy with the pricing” – though lunch is a "more affordable" option. Read more about Marea on Zagat.

What to order

  • Fusilli with octopus and bone marrow (pictured)
  • Sea urchin with lardo and sea salt
  • Crudo tasting

 

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