01/03/2011 08:00 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Pino Luongo Considers His Rivals

We had a long conversation about Italian cooking with Pino Luongo, one of the pioneering restaurateurs. More from that is on the way. But let's start with Pino surveying the landscape of Italian cooking in New York. By the way, we should add that we love Locanda Verde and eat there all the time.