Co-owner and chef Michelle Vido (Vesta, Pachanga Patterson) is behind this 54-seat spot, styled with subway tiles, whitewashed brick and a backyard patio. Find Italian fare like pizza topped with roasted mushrooms, spinach pesto and fried egg, and pansotti filled with beet puree and mascarpone. Community dinners are held for couples or groups of three, focusing on shareable fare like Sicilian-style whole-roasted chicken with cauliflower, almonds and caperberries. Pastry chef Eve Bergazyn (A Voce, Craft) is in charge of the house-made cheese (mozzarella), breads (focaccia) and pastry (rice-pudding arancini). At the bar, find European wines and classic cocktails with an Italian spin, such as a Pimm's variation made with Campari and fernet.
Venturo Osteria & Wine Bar
|Venue name:||Venturo Osteria & Wine Bar||Contact:|
44-07 Queens Blvd
|Cross street:||between 44th and 45th Sts|
|Opening hours:||Wed–Sun 4–11pm|
|Transport:||Subway: 7 to 46th St|
|Price:||Average entrée: $18. AmEx, Disc, MC, V|