Rosemary's

Sunday Brunching in what's becoming my favorite neighborhood for food and architectural eye-candy. 

I have always liked the open, airy feel of Rosemary's.  I was surprised that there wasn't a wait for a table for Sunday brunch. Then my friend reminded me that everyone who lives in the neighborhood is out in the Hamptons for the Summer…but, of course.  

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We shared the Burrata with olive oil and basil.  My friend loved the burrata here, but I found it to be a bit plain and not quite creamy enough.

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I got the Stringhe Di Funghi, which is poached eggs on top of a bed of oyster mushrooms, prosciutto, and arugula. I am usually turned off by healthy choices, but this dish was delicious!  Even the side of crispy potatoes were super yummy.  

My friend's bucatini with a side of housemade sausage was also spot on.  

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The Olive Oil Cake was nice and light, but the blueberries were a bit too tart and didn't really add to the dish. I probably could have done without the dessert. 

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Verdict: A+. Great neighborhood restaurant with nice atmosphere and solid italian fare.  Perfect for any time of the day. I wish there is a nice neighborhood restaurant like this in my hood. 

Rosemary's
18 Greenwich Avenue (@ West 10th St.)
http://rosemarysnyc.com