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Campagna - the old Bedford Post, Bedford, NY

Has anyone heard anything about an opening date for this Michael White restaurant? I had heard May and I'm hoping it will be open for our anniversary on May 27. What have you heard?

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  1. The opening for the restaurant is scheduled for June, 2014. Its name will be "Campagna at the Bedford Post Inn." For more information, see an article on the Patch Bedford, NY site: www.bedford.patch.com/groups/jerry-ei...

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    1. re: MrEaterouter

      Thanks so much. Looks like I need an alternate plan for May 27!!

      1. re: MrEaterouter

        Now that we're firmly in June, curious if anyone has an update on the opening? Also, the New York Magazine Summer issue mentioned Campagna and noted that its prices will be more gentle than Chef White's NYC venues.

        1. re: mla19

          I checked the website the other day and it still says they are renovating. The wait is killing me!!

      2. Very good word has Campagna opening Saturday July, 12 2014,

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            1. re: 12food4u

              I just called them. The woman who answered the phone said the beginning of September, but no specific date.

              1. re: Pat Hammond

                Thanks Pat. I would think there would have been some inkling if it was opening.

            2. Well, the "very good word" is wrong. Campagna is not opening at the Bedford Post Inn until late August, 2014. However an al fresco dining restaurant called the Grill is opening on a back patio at BPI on July 11 which is likely the reason for the confusion. See article at www.bedford.patch.com

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                1. re: MrEaterouter

                  I can't wait for it to open. Love me some Michael White pastas!!

                2. I'm still surprised that the existing Campagna restaurant in Shrub Oak (Yorktown) hasn't sued them over the name. I wonder how many people looking for the new restaurant have found the old one instead? Although I guess if they're calling it "Campagna at the Bedford Post Inn", maybe they did realized their mistake. Or else they still wanted to be associated with the BPI name.

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                  1. re: MisterBill2

                    Sue over the name? That possibility was discussed in an article on the Patch Bedford site, posted on April 29, 2014. www.bedford.patch.com/groups/jerry-ei...

                    The article says:
                    "A name change before opening day again looms ahead, this time by the Altamarea Group, owner of the Farmhouse's replacement, called up to now "Campagna." The name will be changed to "Campagna at the Bedford Post Inn," a company spokesperson indicated on April 29, 2014. Campagna is Italian for Countryside.

                    The change avoids confusion with a restaurant called Campagna Pizzeria & Restaurant located in a small shopping center in Shrub Oak, about 14 miles away.

                    Contacted by Patch on April 29, Antoinetta Macera of Campagna Pizzeria & Restaurant said they were aware of the similarity of the names but doubted that legal action if taken would be successful. She is the sister of Campagna Pizzeria & Restaurant owner Freddy Fusco."