CARMEL, N.Y. -- It’s a simple question: “What’s the most DVlicious Italian restaurant in the county?”
What's the Best Italian Restaurant In Putnam?
Arturo's Tavern, Mahopac
Cathryn's Tuscan Grill, Cold Spring
Marios Restaurant & Pizza, Mahopac
Prato Trattoria, Carmel
Sounds straightforward, right? But with a dizzying array of options – everything from old-school red sauce joints to modern takes on Grandma’s homemade cooking to trattorias with gourmet pizzas -- the answer can be hard to answer.
We asked for your favorites; four have been narrowed down as part of our contest and those finalists are being profiled this week.
Voting continues until 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28. You can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.
Grab a fork, read on, and let your fingers do the clicking.
The winner will receive a framed DVlicious certificate as well as the pride in knowing it offers a taste of Italy close to home.
What Makes It Pasta Perfect: The Spaccarelli Family opened Prato Trattoria in September of 2015 and puts love -- and lots of fresh ingredients -- into everything it does. The eatery features homemade weekly specials including but not limited to fish, veal, chicken and homemade pasta with a signature ravioli every week.
Worth Special Mention: The restaurant specializes in handmade mozzarella infused with black truffles, basil or red roasted peppers as well as artisan bread, made with olives, sausage, or red hot peppers.
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