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Tavolo Takeover: Donpasta

Tavolo Takeover: Donpasta

Musician, pasta maker, Italian food activist – these are all roles to describe Donpasta, an Italian DJ-cook coming to Il Pastaio di Eataly on September 19, October 16, and November 6.

Unafraid to simultaneously mix vinyl and pots while on stage, Donpasta will soon be taking over our pasta-making table at Il Pastaio, Eataly NYC Flatiron's newest fresh housemade pasta bar. This event is part of Il Pastaio's "Tavolo Takeovers", in which a series of pasta makers from around the world will make their very best fresh pasta at our table in the middle of Il Pastaio.

Inspired by the mixture of precision and improvisation in Italian cooking, Daniele de Michele, who goes by the pseudonym Donpasta, is world-famous for his ability to crank out pasta all the while spinning a groovy set. His culinary style can be defined as revolutionary Italian, while his music is spiced with sounds of funk, reggae, and international medleys.

"All the senses are called into question: sight, taste, smell, touch, hearing," de Michele writes.

September 19, October 16, and November 6 from 6-8 p.m. Donpasta will be putting on a live set while making fresh pasta at Il Pastaio di Eataly. Mark your calendar for this one-of-a-kind musical and gastronomic event!

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