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Osteria Morini

218 Lafayette St. (Spring St.) Send to Phone
212-965-8777 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
Michael White's homage to Emilia-Romagna in SoHo.


 
Cuisine
Open
Breakfast & Dinner daily, Lunch Mon.-Fri., Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations suggested

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Osteria Morini, New York, NY

Osteria Morini Restaurant Review

: Chef Michael White, a partner at restaurants Marea and Ai Fiori, set out to bring a "real" osteria to New York and he has succeeded. Osteria Morini is clearly run by a very professional team, but it still maintains the personable feel of a local restaurant. The menu features the venerated cuisine of Emilia-Romagna, with rustic fare such as farro and bean soup with porcini mushrooms and sage to start. Follow up a plate of salumi with a traditional pasta such as creste loaded with mussels, scallops and shrimp, or skewers of sweetbreads and Hampshire pork with guanciale, peppers, onions and sage. Desserts range from a light panna cotta with strawberry marmalade and poached orange segments to the more decadent, like the chocolate peanut butter bar with Valrhona ganache and buttermilk gelato.
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