Assaggi Mediterranean Bistro
Known for its attractive atmosphere and creative
menu, Assaggi's menu skips along the northern coast of the
Mediterranean from Spain to Lebanon. There's seating for 80 in the al
fresco patio, where a garden of tomatoes, peppers, basil, flowers and
other herbs — and statuary including reproductions of the "Venus de
Milo" and Michelangelo's "David" — conjure the atmosphere of Tuscany.
And, happily, the sound of the fountain drowns out the traffic on Nine