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cdealba Nov 2, 2007 09:36 AM

Anyone know restaurants in Manhattan that serve dishes featuring burrata?

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  1. vvvindaloo RE: cdealba Nov 4, 2007 05:39 PM

    I once had it at the Agata e Valentina restaurant across the street from the shop (upper east side). I don't know if they still serve it.

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      RGR RE: cdealba Nov 5, 2007 06:33 AM

      You can use the Find-a-Food search function on Menupages to locate restaurants that have burrata on the menu. Note: Because menus can change, it's best to call the restaurant to check if it's still being served.

      1. erica RE: cdealba Nov 5, 2007 07:10 AM

        Sandro used to serve it at his old place; maybe it is at his new one on the UES..but really, what would the dishes be..just the cheese on a plate with garnish, I would guess..It is so easy to buy it and eat it at home! At DiPalo you have the choice of their home made or the ones flown in from Campania.

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          RGR RE: erica Nov 5, 2007 07:26 AM

          When we had dinner at L'Impero during the summer, my first course was burrata imported from Italy served with cherry tomatoes in "tomato water," i.e., a chilled broth. Delicious!

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          sam1 RE: cdealba Nov 5, 2007 07:18 AM

          its pretty popular as a stand alone dish. my favorite was at felidia and at noodle pudding in bk heights.

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            nattie23nyc RE: cdealba Nov 5, 2007 07:29 AM

            Just had some at Crispo, which you should try anyway b/c it's awesome. I've been twice in the past two weeks, and can't wait to go back.

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              erica RE: nattie23nyc Nov 5, 2007 09:57 AM

              Nattie can you tell me more about your meal at Crispo..I hope to go there this week...thanks!

            2. thievery RE: cdealba Nov 6, 2007 11:02 AM

              best one i've had was at bar pitti (6th ave, just north of houston). though best to call ahead and confirm they have it.

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                zEli173 RE: cdealba Nov 6, 2007 01:32 PM

                I once had a great baked Burrata dish at Cru.

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                  tatiana_nyc RE: cdealba Nov 7, 2007 10:46 AM

                  Bond 45 on 45th and 7th has a mozzarella tasting platter that is divine. The burrata is the best I've had, and there are 3 or 4 other kinds of mozzarella (bocconcini, buffalo) as well. Delicious.

                  Entrees there are pretty steep but the pasta is fairly reasonable and pretty tasty.

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                    cdealba RE: cdealba Dec 4, 2007 02:37 PM

                    Thank you all for your replies!! I do not live in NYC so I cannot have it at home (am from panama and they do not have it here) but I visit NYC whenever I can and am in love with burrata, so I wanted to see where it is offered. I had heard of Crispo and it seems like a place I definitely should visit. But it's also nice to have options so I will check with the places suggested before I go.

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                      rifbat RE: cdealba Dec 4, 2007 05:24 PM

                      Gennaro's has a lovely starter of burrata w/ vegetables. The rest of the menu is fantastic too.
                      It is worth standing on line for their wonderful menu.

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