With only 10 cherished tables, Rao’s Italian restaurant in East Harlem offers one of New York’s most sought-after dining experiences, boasting generational standing reservations.
Pleasant Avenue is a north-south street in the East Harlem neighborhood that begins at E. 114th Street and ends at E. 120th Street.
She launched and she lunched. Daily News columnist Linda Stasi launched her second book “Book of Judas” with a star-studded afternoon get together at Rao’s, which isn’t normally open for lunch.
Heading to the West Coast and want a taste of Harlem while you’re in Las Vegas, we suggest you head to the new Rao’s restaurant.
Selena Gomez and The Weeknd turned the streets of Harlem into their own runway show … flanked by bodyguards, of course.
Fat Joe and his buddies closed down a legendary Harlem restaurant, but the busboys kept the party going … and he thanked them with a fat gratuity.
NY Post reports that when a big deal needs to be made in Harlem, the go to place is Rao’s in East Harlem. Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush are calling in a surprise pinch-hitter in their bid to buy the Miami Marlins.
The joke was that even Frank Pellegrino couldn’t get a table at Rao’s, the famed 10-table restaurant in East Harlem that his family owned for more than 100 years.
With Rao’s Recipes from the Neighborhood, Frank Pellegrino-of New York’s celebrated East Harlem restaurant Rao’s-returns to what he knows best: authentic Italian food.
The crowd was three deep at the bar at Rao’s that night. The East Harlem red-sauce joint, famous for its lemon chicken, celebrity clientele, and the impossibility of securing a table, was never known for a booming bar scene.
On a December night in 2003, at Rao’s, the legendary restaurant on Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem, a man nicknamed Louie Lump Lump (pictured above) shot another patron after reportedly taking issue with his disparaging comment about the female singer’s rendition of “Don’t Rain on My Parade” from “Funny Girl.”
Rao’s in East Harlem. There is no menu, no photos, no names to be mentioned, and you’ll most likely never get in. But, in the rare case that you do, it will be the experience of a lifetime.
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National Dance Institute (NDI), the non-profit arts education organization founded in 1976 by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, hosted its 43rd Annual Gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City.
Page Six reports that almost as rare as last month’s eclipse — on Wednesday, Rao’s opened for lunch.