L'Oca d'Oro

1900 Simond, 737/212-1876

photo by John Anderson

The concept is Italian, but more lower case than many in that crop. At L'oca, there’s not really anything here that exists outside of those traditions, but there are no belabored attempts to make everything autentico. Like it's simple housemade pasta, showiness isn’t really the point.
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