Chef David Buico (Blue Water Grill) dishes out Italian plates at this trattoria inside a Holiday Inn. The menu includes yellow-beet "ravioli" filled with goat cheese and dressed with a honey-thyme vinaigrette; octopus with white heirloom beans, spicy salami and tomato jus; and squid-ink malfatti pasta made with a spicy tomato sauce and seafood.
30 W 31st St
|Cross street:||between Fifth Ave and Broadway|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Thu 7–10:30am, 11am–10:30pm; Fri 7–10:30am, 11am–11:30pm; Sat 11am–4:30pm, 5–11:30pm; Sun 11am–4:30pm, 5–10:30pm|
|Transport:||Subway: N, R to 28th St|
|Price:||Average main course: $25. AmEx, Disc, MC, V|