clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

New Mozzarella Bar Obicá Floods Before it Even Opens

Twitter

Mozzarella-loving New Yorkers will have to wait a bit longer for the twice-weekly Italian-imported mozz at soon-to-open Obicá in the Flatiron. The mozzarella bar's friends and family dinner got rained on last night after smoke in the restaurant set off the sprinkler system, flooding the place. During the exodus, chef Enzo Neri suffered "minor injuries," while one diner (and presumably several balls of pricey mozzarella) was soaked. The restaurant was planning to open Thursday, but a representative tells Eater that it will now need an extra week to dry off.
· Obicá Restaurant Evacuates When Fire Erupts Prior to Official Opening [NYDN]
· All Coverage of Obica [~ENY~]

Obicá Mozzarella Bar

928 Broadway, New York, NY

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater New York newsletter

The freshest news from the local food world