Nick Anderer might have just made his debut as an executive chef at Maialino, a Roman-style trattoria in the Gramercy Hotel in Manhattan, but his menu there has been a long time in the making.
Maialino, which opened in November 2009, is owned by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group. Prior to opening, Meyer and Anderer took a two-week trip to Rome to research dishes.
“I think it’s a menu that we have been developing in our heads for our entire lives,” Anderer said. “It