So sexy at L’Apicio, Manhattan’s newest über cool restaurant

Maybe because it’s the hottest new restaurant in Manhattan… Maybe because its wine list is organized by white, red, and orange… Maybe it’s because everybody who’s anybody in the NYC scene was there last night… or maybe because owner Joe Campanale is just so damned good looking…

You just can’t help but feel sexy at L’Apicio, named after L’Apicio Moderno, the landmark eighteenth-century cookery book.

The restaurant just opened last week and Alice, Paolo, and I were lucky enough to snag a table.

How can you not love a restaurant that has Donati Malvasia frizzante on the list?

Everyone in Manhattan is talking about the Arpepe Rosso di Valtellina, recently landed on the island.

Friggin’ brilliant… just friggin’ brilliant… I loved it.

I’ve known owners Joe, August, and Katherine since 2005 when we all worked together during some heady times in the New York wine world. It’s so great to see their immense success as they build a new Italophile, enogastronomic empire. They’re among the nicest people in the wine and food biz and I love them and what they do. And I learned last night that Katherine’s husband, chef Gabe Thompson, is from Texas! We’re looking forward to seeing them in Austin…

2 Responses to So sexy at L’Apicio, Manhattan’s newest über cool restaurant

  1. Couldn’t agree with you more regarding Donati Malvasia Frizzante…I had the good fortune to taste w/Camillo Donati last month, all his wines. Definitely check out the Malvasia Rosa Frizzante if it’s available.

  2. [...] We are thrilled to be featured at the new L’Apicio restaurant in the East Village for a dinner on November 14th.    Since it is new,  we haven’t tried it yet.  Our good friend Jeremy Parzen enjoyed his first dinner there.  http://dobianchi.com/2012/10/25/joe-campanale-new-restaurant/ [...]

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