Foodies both local and international have been flocking to the Flatiron District’s mega Italian emporium Eataly since it opened its doors in 2010. Gourmand pilgrims now have another delicious destination: Eataly NYC Downtown, which opened its doors mid-August. You’ll find many familiar Eataly features — some unique to this location — as well as five restaurants, nine take-away counters, two cafes, and one wine bar. Click through for our family-friendly guide to this sure to be hoppin’ hotspot!
See How the (Italian) Sausage is Made
Kids always love a live show (Benihana, anyone?) and here they can see Italian food being made in a variety of ways. Like the other Eataly in the Flatiron District, there are demos everywhere here — through glass partitions you can see workers making bread, pizza, mozzarella, you name it. There’s even a prosciutto cutter on hand, so you can see it being cut "live" moments after you’ve ordered it.
photo: Pablo Enriquez
Eataly NYC Downtown
Level 3 of World Trade Center Tower 4
Daily, 7a.m.-11 p.m.
Have you been to the new Downtown Eataly? What did your kids eat there?