Until we can get the baby to Italy, Eataly will have to do. The other day we took her to Mario Batali’s new Italian mega-market/restaurant complex, Eataly, in New York’s Flatiron district.
Marguerite made some friends at the espresso counter. That’s what’s great about those stand-at-the-counter traditional coffee bars; you’re more likely to chat with your neighbor. She met about four people in 10 minutes.
Overall Eataly is a bit pricey but it’s nicely done and worth a trip for hard-to-find Italian foodstuffs. I overheard several conversations in Italian so that tells me the natives agree.
We’ll take you to Italy one of these days, Marguerite. Promise.
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