Little Italy
Modern Italian

This Petite Italie restaurant, run by chef Michele Forgione and food personality Stefano Faita (his family also owns famed kitchenware institution Quincaillerie Dante, catty corner from Impasto) specializes in the kind of comforting Italian cuisine nonna makes at home. Standout dishes include plump tortellini in brodo or fall-apart tender porchetta with rapini and poached pear. The setting is appropriately unpretentious but still stylish, with an open kitchen, terrazzo floors, and tufted leather banquettes. If you’re more in the mood for pizza, check out Gema Pizzeria, also from Faita and Forgione, across the street.

48 Rue DanteMontreal, Canada

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