Ristorante Morini Opens in Upper East Side

BY Amelia Pang TIMEDecember 18, 2013 PRINT

Ristorante Morini, a new Italian fine dining restaurant, opened on the Upper East Side on Dec. 17, reported Eater NY. 

The restaurant is headed by Michael White, Ahmass Fakahany, and the Altamarea Group.

The menu from White and executive chef Gordon Finn (formerly with Alto) features regional Italian specialties with a modern take. 

Notable items include crudo, caviar, lobster-filled calamari, Marsala-braised snails, and a pan-roasted veal chop.

Bob Truitt heads the pastry department; Richard Anderson (formerly with Marea) oversees the wine program. 


Ristorante Morini
1167 Madison Avenue, Upper East Side

Amelia Pang
Amelia Pang is a New York-based, award-winning journalist. She covers local news and specializes in long-form, narrative writing. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism and global studies from the New School. Subscribe to her newsletter:
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