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Trattoria Neapolis: The Italian Job


Polipo: wood grilled baby octopusPolipo: wood grilled baby octopus, crispy potato torta, cerignola olives, sweet tomato oil at Trattoria Neapolis; Credit: Anne Fishbein

The restaurant is all about the whoosh of its first impression: impossibly high ceilings; wrought-iron balconies; big, comfy booths; a mirrored bar; an open kitchen with a pizza oven. Trattoria Neapolis gets that sweeping, grand-restaurant thing exactly right, taking the nostalgic model and modernizing it just enough by amping up the romance and toning down the shtick. Read the story.