As you can imagine, the casual Italian spot features mozzarella, with 4 kinds available (Bufala Classica, Bufala Affumicata, Burrata, Burrata al Tartufo) along with a very robust Italian menu (everything from small plates, to antipasti, to insalate, to pizze to hearty entrees such as Bone-in Breaded Veal Cutlet. The mozzarella is reportedly flown in from Campania, Italy. You can see the full dinner menu at http://obica.com/upload/assets/files/US,32,-1,5844/15418-att.pdf and the lunch menu at http://obica.com/upload/assets/files/US,32,-1,5844/15419-att.pdf. They will also serve brunch http://obica.com/upload/assets/files/US,32,-1,5844/15416-att.pdf.
The original Obika opened 10 years ago and there are currently locations in Italy, Tokyo, London, Los Angeles, Dubai and uptown in New York City at Madison and 56th Street. Obika joins a competitive landscape for Italian cuisine in the Madison Square Park area including A Voce, Maialano, Manzo, Birierra, the rest of Eataly, plus Zio, Lulu & Me, SD26, Granduca di Sicillia trattoria, Aselina, Basta Pasta, i Trulli, Magia Osteria Italiana, and pizza spots Forcella, Waldy’s, La Pizza Fresca, Grimaldis, Zero Otto Nove, Tappo, and Eataly le Pizze.