New York City Restaurant, Felidia, Offers Dinner Specials Featuring Fine Italian Cuisine

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Felidia in New York City is now offering dinner specials featuring fine Italian cuisine in the style of Lidia Bastianich, host of the television show, Lidia's Italy. The specials feature a three-course dinner and a bottle of Bastianich wine for less than $50.00.

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Although the Dinner for two under $100.00 is a new feature, we have been offering specials for several months at Felidia

As the current economic climate causes many restaurant-goers to reconsider their spending habits, Felidia is taking action. The New York City restaurant is offering dinner specials featuring Fine Italian Cuisine in the style of Lidia Bastianich, prepared by world-class chef, Fortunato Nicotra. For a mere $48.00 per person, diners can enjoy a three course dinner with a bottle of Bastianich wine, as well as the peace of mind that comes with saving money in trying economic times.

Felidia is a world-renowned Italian restaurant in New York City, located at 243 East 58th Street on Manhattan's East Side. Since opening in 1981, Felidia is frequented by many of Lidia Bastianich's devoted fans and Italian food connoisseurs alike. Executive Chef Fortunato Nicotra has been with Felidia since 1996, and he has brought an innovative touch to the traditional ingredients and dishes inspired by the many regions of Italy.

The new "Dinner for Two" special comes as a welcome addition to Felidia's handful of specials, many of which have been available for some time.

"Although the Dinner for two under $100.00 is a new feature, we have been offering specials for several months at Felidia," says Chef Nicotra. "We are happy to see that they are very popular with customers still looking to experience delicious Italian food in New York, but with an attention to price."

Some of the other specials available at the New York City restaurant include a $29.50 lunch menu, available Monday through Friday, and a special family-style Sunday Feast starting at 4:00 PM.

"Felidia encourages diners to visit our website, located at, and to take advantage of the special events offered at the restaurant," says Nicotra. "Special events at Felidia range from regional cuisine features to wine tastings, and they're available at a fantastic value."

In addition to Felidia, Lidia Bastianich owns three other restaurants in New York City, ESCA, Del Posto, and Becco. Lidia Bastianich also owns two very popular restaurants in Pittsburgh and Kansas City, both named after her show, Lidia's Italy.

To find a fine Italian restaurant in New York City, visit the Felidia website. For additional information on Lidia Bastianich, visit

About Felidia:
Felidia is an acclaimed Manhattan East Side flagship owned by Lidia Bastianich. Under Chef Nicotra's reign, it received three stars on two occasions, most recently in 2007. Since opening in 1981, Felidia has served a number of devoted fans and Italian food connoisseurs alike. To make a reservation, call 212-758-1479 or visit the Felidia website.

About Lidia Bastianich:
Celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich is the host of Lidia's Italy, a television series that takes viewers on a gastronomic tour of her homeland of Italy. Traveling with her daughter Tanya, an art historian, she highlights not only Italian food, but also the rich cultural heritage of the country. She is the owner of the New York City restaurant, Felidia, Becco, as well as many others.


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