Pastai is located at 186 Ninth Avenue, at 21st Street.
Photographs of chef Daka's family adorn the walls throughout the space.
Rolling pins hang above the pasta-making station.
At Pastai, they'll be making infusions and purées in-house for specialty seasonal cocktails.
This beautiful gold leaf bowl is a hand-me-down from chef Daka's grandmother.
The family photos add an authenticity to this pasta bar.
About half of their pastas are made with this pasta machine.
There will be a wide variety of pastas available and they will all be made in-house.