181 East 78th Street
Cucina CianoIf you find yourself on the Upper East Side of New York City, looking for a great Italian meal, pop into Cucina Ciano. This cozy spot, nestled in a tree lined street, features seasonal, farm-to-table Italian fare with an extensive wine list and specialty cocktails. The menu items incorporate both Northern and Southern influences, encompassing everything from lighter appetizers, to pasta courses, and heartier meat entrees- so there will be something for everyone.
In addition to a rotating menu, the rustic decor itself features a rotating gallery of works from Manhattan based, contemporary artist, Hunt Slonem.
The restaurant also offers guests the ability to sit outside at cafe tables to people watch, or host a more intimate event in their secret room downstairs.