Cinnamon Sugar Pane Al Latte
At Sportello, Barbara Lynch (an F&W Best New Chef 1996) combines her love of the classic American lunch counter with her terrific Italian cooking. The result: a 33-seat counter that's open for breakfast and lunch and--eventually--dinner, with dishes like pillowy caraway gnocchi and delectable pastries like this sweet, cinnamon-dusted pane al latte. As an added bonus, she'll sell sandwiches, breads and pane al latte to take away.
Slideshow: Italian American Classics