At 5 p.m. the final prong of Eataly Chicago will be in place. Baffo, the separate upscale restaurant, will open the doors.
Reservations will be available on the website at any moment. Although it is connected to Eataly via a back staircase, the 65-seat restaurant has its own bar, dining room, valet, and chef (Eli Anderson). The name, meaning mustache in Italian, is both a reflection of Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich's NYC restaurant Babbo and Eataly founder Oscar Farinetti's mustache.
Full menus will be available on the website soon too. They are divided into three sections: Antipasti (chestnut crepe with forest mushroom; pig foot milanese), primi (meat-stuffed agnolotti; squid ink fettuccini with lobster and salami), and secondi (antelope chops; porcini rub ribeye). A tasting menu will also be available and include Piemontese dishes.
· Baffo [Official Site]
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