Riccardo Michi’s reassuring mellow attitude is reflected in his solid Milan-inspired cuisine. In the US for the past 30 years, he has never forgotten about his roots and traditions. His cosy trattoria boasts a rich menu that changes often according to season: think classic vitello tonnato, ribollita toscana, or some delicious gnocchi with oxtrail ragout. Not to mention the house specialty, ossobuco served with saffron risotto. In season, truffles are a must. Leave room for tiramisu and the homemade “cantuccini” biscotti. Reservations are mandatory. Across the street from the trattoria, Riccardo owns a more informal bistrot a few years ago: a wine bar with functioning wood fired oven, perfect for a quick meal; a bottle of wine and snacks or an easy entree for a pleasant evening. This one of the best wine bar in town with a very reasonable priced menu.