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Birreria

200 Fifth Ave. (W. 23rd St.) Send to Phone
646-398-5100 | Menu
Batali and Bastianich set a beer garden in the sky.
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Birreria Restaurant Review

: Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich are partners in Eataly, the mega Italian food emporium, as well as the creators of this beer garden on its roof. Take the elevator to the fourteenth floor and ascend the steps to greet the city skyline. Wine and beer rest in hulking caskets that sit behind the perpetually-packed bar. Fire engine-red tables and chairs allow diners to sit in the open air and enjoy salumi and cheese with a carafe of wine or beer. Cheeses like the Parmigiano Reggiano and Asiago fresco pair well with the regional Italian wines and beers like Dogfish Head ale. Share a combination of cheese and meats then dive into dishes like house-made sausages, apricot pork shoulder or local market fish served with fava bean purée, preserved Meyer lemons and micro greens. The menu from executive chef Alex Pilas is mainly Italian, with Austrian and German influences reflecting the Alps regions.

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