September 06, 2010

Food is more sacred than commerce

Will this new branch of Eataly (New York, US) on 5th Avenue be a game changer?

Eataly is nothing short of epic, a giant Slow Food mecca of all things Italy. At its core, it's a fancy Italian grocery store with individual retail departments offering the best of everything (pastry, bread, a butcher, a fishmonger, pasta, cured meats, cheese, hand-made mozzarella, etc.), some of which are directly connected to their own sit-down restaurants. And then: Gelato, a coffee bar, panini, pizza, a wine store, a bookstore, housewares, a cooking school by Lidia Bastianich.
"It is not just a market, but a food experience"

Source: Eataly

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