The press tour of Eataly last night left us in awe of what Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich, and their Italian partners are trying to accomplish with the opening of the flagship American Eataly store on Fifth Avenue in New York—an Italian food emporium of mindboggling proportions. There's every Italian foodstuff you'd want, everything you could think about wanting, in the vast space curated by Batali and company.
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What we found and tasted was stunning: Ladner has somehow managed to reconcile the earthy and the elegant, just what a four-star Italian restaurant has to do. The food at Del Posto is now grounded, focused, and crazy good. And that $29 lunch deal? It's a steal. Here's why.
Joe Bastianich thinks something earthy would pair nicely with Stairway to Heaven. On March 17, he'll sync Zep jams with wine for a six-course dinner (one for the each album, including Zep I through Zep IV, Physical Graffiti & Houses...