Esca, a Seafood Standout in the Theater District, Closes

The chef Dave Pasternack, who bought the restaurant from the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group, says the location became a liability in the pandemic. Victor Rallo, left, and Dave Pasternack at Esca, their restaurant on West 43rd Street, which became a destination for its seafood, crudo and pasta.Credit…Emon Hassan for The New York Times March […]