According to this restaurant’s website, Locanda Verde translates from the Italian as “Green Inn,” with “Locanda” meaning “a local place to eat, drink and maybe stay the night,” and “Verde,” being green. Of course, when your locale is Tribeca, they might have called it “Locanda Soldi,” or “Money Inn.” But they didn’t, and, in all fairness, the prices here are not out of line with any other restaurant of a similar caliber anywhere else. What is different is the owner Andrew Carmellini’s vision for Italian food in America, which, as MasterCard might have said, is priceless. (377 Greenwich St. 212-925-3797.)
Signed fine art Giclee prints on museum-quality, one-quarter-cotton 280 gsm paper with archival inks are available in two sizes:
5 x 7 for $55 (email me about this size)
9 x 12 for $95
Editions are strictly limited to 365 copies, and each annotated print is a beautiful reminder that our days are numbered.