On the wonderful island of Manhattan nestled between the Flatiron building and Madison Square Park sits a palatial Italian cuisine kingdom known as Eataly — and trust me, both locals and city visitors should have this on their itineraries. For Italophiles and those who regularly turn to pasta for therapy, this heavenly cultural opportunity (think Disneyland for Italian food) is one of the finest and most authentic Italian experiences to be had in New York City. Why? Well, andiamo . . .