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Today the neighborhood can feel overrun by kitschy restaurants catering to tourists, with faux vintage interiors and steep prices. But institutions like Caffe Roma and Parisi Bakery are worth sifting for. Of course, Little Italy, NYC is no longer just Italian food, either. Yes, there's some of the best New York pizza and heaping portions of fork-twirling pasta. But the neighborhood has more nuance than that. In fact, one of our favorite Thai restaurants and Vietnamese sandwich shops, live here, too.
Whether you're in the neighborhood for The Feast of San Gennaro or the nearby New Museum, this is your no-fail guide to Little Italy dining.
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