This Little Italy star offers homestyle Italian cooking in a sophisticated but convivial setting. The modern, minimalist venue features two floors of dining, clean lines, and floor-to-ceiling windows, plus a sidewalk patio. Small plates—salumi and cheese boards, fried saffron risotto balls with bolognese meat sauce—are made for sharing, especially when paired with the proper aperitif. Handmade pastas are a labor of love for the kitchen, and it shows in the tagliatelle with a spicy sausage sauce and the squid ink gnocchi with shrimp. The dessert menu tempts with Italian classics such as panna cotta with blackberry puree, and tiramisu.