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De Blasio, Cuomo Set Aside Feud, Have Dinner Together In NYC

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are setting aside their feud -- for one dinner, anyway.

The two Democrats, who've fought over dozens of issues in the last year, quietly met Tuesday night in Manhattan.

It appears the two may have taken advice from former New York Senator Al D'Amato who in July suggested the two get together for a pasta summit saying, "All things can be worked out over meatballs and marinara!"

The New York Post first reported Thursday that the two men dined at Casa Lever on Park Avenue. Officials later confirmed the dinner but would not say what was discussed.

The men each ordered the $46-a-plate branzino. Neither had drinks with the fish dish.

The politicians, who were each joined by an aide, ate in a private section at the back of the restaurant. No other diners were seated nearby.

Cuomo and de Blasio have frequently clashed, most recently last week about the city's approach to its homelessness crisis.

The hostility escalated this summer when de Blasio accused Cuomo of undermining the city's agenda in Albany and holding a "vendetta" against those he disagrees with.

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