Platt Finds Hits and Misses at Eataly; Wine on Tap Flows Freely

La Pizza at Eataly
La Pizza at Eataly Photo: Brea Souders/New York Magazine

In the magazine this week, Adam Platt checks out Eataly, where he finds “all sorts of unexpected pleasures” in the ingredient-specific mini-restaurants, particularly the meat-centric Manzo. (The salumi-and-cheese-oriented La Piazza fares less well.) Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld I.D. the newest drinking trend: wine on tap, which flows (or will soon) at restaurants like Terroir Tribeca and the John Dory Oyster Bar. They also take a peek inside Michael White’s recently opened Osteria Morini, and look ahead to three other openings: Jeffrey’s Grocery, Lowcountry, and Mehtaphor. Rachel Baker assesses the scene on a Thursday night at Lavo, the nightclub trying to bring hip back to midtown.