The New York Post‘s Steve Cuozzo today pleaded with state regulators not to revoke the liquor licenses of seven Cipriani restaurants and banquet halls around town:
It would…cost more than 1,000 jobs, leave our most iconic celebration spaces empty for the foreseeable future, and knock the fizz out of the city’s culture of excess Read More
The Empire’s Down for the Count, But Roman Cuisine Is Still Standing
A shabby block just off Seventh Avenue between the garment and theater districts is not where you’d expect to discover the cuisine of ancient Rome. But when you walk through the front door of Culinaria, you are immediately reminded of those chic, austere Read More
The Longest Siege: The Ciprianis in Court
Who owns Cipriani International?
The question, which has intrigued members of New York’s restaurant industry for years, was put to Giuseppe Cipriani at a bankruptcy court conference at the lower Manhattan office of the United States Trustee on July 14. Mr. Cipriani, the vice president of Vittoria Read More
At Harry Cipriani on a recent afternoon I thought, of all things, of the artist Bruce Nauman. I had gone to the opening of the new Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams over the weekend and one of the exhibits had been a plywood room by Mr. Nauman which upsets your balance and Read More
Giuseppe Cipriani had a suggestion. “Maybe it’s time to start writing something true about the whole story,” Mr. Cipriani, the 34-year-old scion of the family-run Cipriani restaurant empire, said angrily by phone from Italy.
Mr. Cipriani was complaining about the messy situation that has escalated since January, when Local 6 of the Hotel, Restaurant & Read More
If Arrigo and Giuseppe Cipriani have not seen Ghostbusters II , they might want to rent a copy. In the film, the collective negative energy of New York becomes a physical force that threatens to destroy the city.
The Ciprianis will identify with the premise. A creeping, sulfurous fog has shadowed the Italian father-and-son restaurateurs Read More