Take the Pasta Marathon Challenge at Marcony

The 39,000+ runners who will compete in the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 7th get all the glory. But what about the two-million-plus hungry and thirsty spectators who cheer them on all day?

They need fueling too. If you’ll be playing cheerleader that day along the 26.2 mile course, take the “Pasta Marathon” challenge at the Zagat 2011 featured restaurant MARCONY. Marcony’s decor is greatly influenced by the Italian Isle of Capri, offering a distinctly Mediterranean escape within Murray Hill.



A Night in Capri – Review of Marcony


184 Lexington Avenue
Murray Hill, NYC

Outdoor patio at Marcony

Outdoor patio at Marcony

Marcony’s lofty space hides the fact that the restaurant is relatively small.  There are two balconies perfect for private parties, but they are also opened for dinner on nights when the restaurant gets busy. For a restaurant in a rather dismal area for restaurants, I was surprised to see that by 9pm on a Wednesday night the downstairs dining room almost to full capacity. [Read more...]