Il Postino Italian Restaurant by restaurateur Luigi Russo opens a new location on Manhattan's Upper East Side

Oct 06, 2021 230

It was a bit of ‘buona fortuna’ that seasoned restauranteur Luigi Russo settled on Manhattan’s 133 E. 61st St. New York, NY as the location in which to relocate his modern Italian restaurant Il Postino. Once the long-tenured home to another acclaimed restauranteur named Luigi, Luigi Russo is honored to follow in the footsteps of Chef Luigi Nanni by offering true Italian cooking with the finest ingredients served in an elegant atmosphere.

When Nanni opened Nanni Il Valleto in 1975, he was known to refuse serving a dish that did not have the proper ingredients – a vow that led a New York Times critic to proclaim it “one of the more splendiferous Italian restaurants in town.''

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