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Sunday, April 15, 2018

A Peachy's Pick Since 2012, Spiga To Go by Luigi Corea Inaugural Review First Resurrected Restaurant in Whom You Know's History and We Couldn't Be Happier! Our Coverage Sponsored by Fresh Origins @microgreens

Luigi Corea, Owner of SPIGA TO GO!
Superlative Ravioli with Ricotta and Spinach!
Now Peachy just needs the that her?

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It is a happy moment when we find a great new restaurant, and even happier when we find the owner to be a superlative, professional performer in the culinary sphere over time.  Spiga was a Peachy's Pick from 2012 to 2016, and Peachy Deegan has been crying her eyes out ever since it closed.
And Peachy Deegan is the Restaurant Easter Bunny here with the news of the new incarnation of Luigi Corea's brand: SPIGA TO GO.
Spiga to Go was born on January 25, 2018.
It's the same fabulous food you love that you now take to go.
Luigi is going to kill his competition because this is not take out food.
This is pinkie-out, white tablecloth, smashing wine list from Italy food that is going to absolutely be the best part of your day and we hope we are their first review.
SPIGA TO GO is at 57 West 84th Street, 212 874 0008 should be in your speed dial.
Spiga was last featured in 2016:
This is Spiga To Go's inaugural review.
NOTE THIS IS A NEW LOCATION!  It is still on the Upper West Side, however.
We began with the Insalata Variegata Con Parmiagiano: Mixed Salad with Parmesean Cheese.
It is exactly what you'd want in a classic salad and was incredibly fresh from the greens to the perfectly ripe tomatoes...and everyone knows parmesean makes the world a better place.
Even better if you are as CRABBY as Peachy is the Insalata Di Granchio Con Sedano Palmito E Avocado.  This crabmeat is the stuff of dreams and it graciously waltzes through celery, hearts of palm and avocado.  We challenge anyone else doing takeout to be as elegant as Spiga to Go in salads!
 @Garfield we're talking to you here: you have never had lasagna so sophisticated!  Meet Lasagna ai Carfiofi Con Bechamel e Parmigiano!!!  It is among the finer things in life you can enjoy in Manhattan and your tastebuds will luxuriate in this unique lasagna with artichokes, bechamel and parmesean.
Perfect for a cold spring day like today is the Fettuccine Alla Bolognese Con Porcini e Tocco Di Crema!!!  You will revel in its gorgeous consistency and hearty, chunky bites of fettuccine bolognese with porcine mushrooms and cream.    Every bite is a carnivore's dream!
Not all ravioli is created equally, some is just superior.
This is the most incredible sauce we had the month we ate it!  Ravioli with ricotta and spinach is perfection in a butter and sage sauce dotted with delicate pieces of black truffle!  That's right, who else puts truffles in TO GO?!  Every bite is pure divinity and your tastebuds will rejoice.
It really does look this fabulous - we never edit pictures.
Despite her love for Italian shoes, cuisine and wine you may be surprised to know Peachy is not Italian, unless you count the tiny percentage of Sardinian that 23 and me found.  Unless you have never read us before, you know she is Irish and talks about it all the time.  We hate to say it and insult any Irish cooks but you should know that Luigi's Beef Stew is better than the Irish ones we've had (so there's a new challenge for you!).  This is Spezzatini Di Manzo Con Purea Di Patate: beef stew with mashed potatoes.  This is a meat, not a soup.  It's an entree.  Carrots, onions, and celery come to the party here and it's slow cooked.
Luigi what would happen if you added Guinness to your stew?
See how hot that is!
For the pescatarians like new officially published author Mover and Shaker Chrishaunda Lee you will be delighted by the Grilled Salmon, which is amazingly potato-crusted with a highly flavorful puree of bell peppers and zucchini!  Salmone in Crosta Di Patate Pure Di Peperoni Rossi e Zucchini is its name on the menu.
We love sandwiches and specifically love panini on ciabatta bread.  Above, Bresaola and Provola Silana: dried and aged beef with Calabrian cow's milk cheese will blow any other simple sandwich out of the water because of its soft freshness and quality ingredients.  Below, Pollo Parmigiano, chicken parmesean, Peachy loved even more with its marvelous mozzarella.  Ottomanelli, Universal Fish and Paris Gourmet are some of the sources Spiga to Go uses in producing its quality gourmet a la carte to go!

Spiga To Go is Highly Recommended by Whom You Know and we can't wait to see what our pal the uber-talented Luigi Corea does next.

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