The mayor ordered the fettuccine ($25). The governor had the yellowfin tuna steak ($35). Ever-vigilant about waistlines, they skipped dessert. And despite the chasm that separates their net worth, they split the bill.
It was kept off their public schedules, but around 7 p.m. on Monday night, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo sat down for an intimate, staff-free dinner at Gabriel's restaurant, a few steps from Columbus Circle, witnesses said.