Parm Stars

Eggplant Parm
Amore Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen, Armonk

I judge eggplant by its tenderness and by whether you can tell it’s eggplant. You see, I’m just not a fan. However, I kept wanting more of Amore’s version, and having a rustic tomato sauce helps big time. If this eggplant-parm non-fan liked it, true believers will love it.


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Meatball Parm
Fortina, Armonk,Rye Brook, Stamford

It was a no-brainer for Fortina to take their already excellent deep-fried meatballs and tomato ragù and line them up on toasted Italian bread topped with copious amounts of grated Parmesan.


“BOH” Sandwich (chicken parm)
Amore Cucina & Bar, Stamford

While most spots make it classic, Bruno DiFabio’s Amore puts their own spin on a chicken parm by adding a couple fried eggs and a touch of spicy Sriracha on top of house-made bread. Eggs and chicken parm? It works for brunch, lunch, or dinner.