What to Eat at Porsena, Opening This Thursday

Photo: Hannah Whitaker/New York Magazine

Before dabbling in Sicilian-style pizza at Veloce Pizzeria and becoming the city’s foremost authority on porchetta (at the sandwich shop Porchetta), Sara Jenkins was known among starchy-food aficionados as something of a pasta savant. This week, she returns to the pot with the opening of her maccheroni-obsessed East Village restaurant Porsena. Check out the magazine’s Q&A; with Jenkins and take a peek at the opening menu.

Porsena Menu [PDF]

Chef on the Grill: Sara Jenkins [NYM]