Osteria Cotta Top Restaurant in NYC to Host Medical Meeting Dinners – GCG Event Partners

“Because the venue is your attendees’ first impression of what to expect from your medical dinner meeting, selecting one can prove to be a difficult task.

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Osteria Cotta #1 Best Place for Pizza in the Upper West Side – Foursquare

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Osteria Cotta #4 Best Upper West Side Restaurant – The Village Voice

“How did this place edge out Caffe Storico? Well, the excellent sidewalk seating area would be one reason, and also similar-quality food at cheaper prices. The broad range of bruschetti is a boon to wine sippers in the warmer months, the pastas scintillating in their freshness (linguine with baby clams shown is better here than anywhere else). And then there are the vegetable composed salads and Naples-style pizzas, which are very good of their type. Just wait for the cool evening breezes of summer to arrive.”
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Industry Insiders: AJ Bontempo, Culinary Curator – BlackBook Magazine

“It’s not easy running a successful restaurant in New York, but whatever the secret is, AJ Bontempo has it figured out. Along with partners Sergio Riva and Mario Riva, he runs Osteria Cotta, an upscale Italian eatery on Manhattan’s Upper West Side beloved by locals and glamorous jet-setters alike. Here, Bontempo discusses his background, the specialty of the house, and his most famous patron.”
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Italian by Candlelight – The Wall Street Journal

“If a fall weekend means endless errands in blustery weather, choose brunch at Osteria Cotta to make amends. The cozy, dim Cotta glimmers all day long…Upstairs, you can choose a balcony spot and watch the leaves piling up along Columbus Avenue. Or the charming back room is romantic for dining, or festive for private parties. To start, try a few bruschette, such as taleggio and mushroom ($10 for 4). The eggs in purgatory ($12) are baked in spicy pomodoro sauce laced with black olives. Pizza margherita ($11) comes with a golden, chewy crust. Meatball panini ($11) with bread, savory pork and beef is a scene-stealer. Avoid difficult choices by sharing the Nutella and ricotta calzone and the dark chocolate cake (both $6).”
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“Osteria Cotta Boots Up…. A new osteria gives you a little bit of a lot of Italy” – The Village Voice

“Recently, we’ve seen the Italian bistro perfected, and the Upper West Side’s Osteria Cotta represents a milestone in the process. It’s a type of restaurant you’d never see in Italy: There’s something on the menu for everyone, from almost every region of the country.”
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“This neighborhood newcomer is already the go-to spot for those NYers who are tired of trendy and seek a taste of home without the hassle.” – Michelin Restaurant Review

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