"Cucina povera" and "alta cucina" are popular in America. Americans adore Italian food, according to surveys. Italian eateries serve pizza and spaghetti.

1. Marea in New York

2. Osteria Mozza in Los Angeles

3. Vetri in Philadelphia

4. Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder, CO

5. Lilia in New York

6. Bestia in Los Angeles

7. Coppa in Boston

8. Domenica in New Orleans

9. Cotogna in San Francisco

10. Fiola in Washington, D.C.

11. Nostrana in Portland, OR

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