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Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Andiamo Italia West

Posted on Wed, Jul 30, 1997 at 12:00 AM

The sunflower yellow and purple color scheme and huge tilted mirrors that allow patrons to glimpse those sitting behind them have given the space which once housed Machus Red Fox a slickly contemporary look. The food is in contrast: it's the solid Italian fare of old master Aldo Ottaviani interpreted by a crew of young chefs in the open kitchen. Standout dishes include osso bucco (braised veal shank), gnocchi, featherlight manicotti and housemade Italian sausage and meatballs. Lively bar action is in an adjoining room.

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