Sometimes we crave for new and inventive menu items. And sometimes you just crave honest, well prepared old school food. If the later is what you're after get on down to Emilio's Ballato. Located on busy East Houston, the place has a patinaed look to...More
Chicken parmigiana is a plate we are used to eat a lot in my country, Argentina, but the taste of the tomato sauce combined with the cheese they used, made it a completely different experience. It was really flavorful. The place is a little noisy,...More
No trip to New York is complete for me unless we have dinner at Ballatos! It’s old school Italian and the service is impeccable. Great for conversation and the food is fantastic. Especially the meat balls. The decor is charming .
So going with the glowing reviews off we went. Very overpriced take on red gravy Italian. Clams? Tasty but $21 for about 8. Veal Parm? Pounded thin and it could have any sort of meat. Tagliatelle Bolognese? A basic meat sauce that would have been...More