Locanda Verde is as hot as ever, making it one of NYC's toughest reservations. Want to score a ressie the easy way? On Monday, February 11, the MasterCard Priceless New York program is teaming up with Carmellini and La Quercia Artisan Cured Meats founder Herb Eckhouse to offer an exclusive meal featuring top-of-the-line, sustainable meat and the masterful Italian cooking that put both Carmellini and Locanda Verde on the map. At the once-in-a-lifetime dinner hosted by Carmellini himself, you'll get a chance to sample four pork-focused courses enhanced by carefully selected wine pairings, and served in Locanda Verde's intimate private dining room. NYC is filled with foodie finds, but this one is definitely guaranteed to impress.After more than three years, Andrew Carmellini's highly rated
The evening, which is open to MasterCard holders, is $175, and you can get more details (and also guarantee your spot) here. February 11 is a mere 3 days before Valentine's Day, which makes it just close enough to be a perfect early gift. Just sayin' (hint hint).