#BehindTheBar: Rosa Violette

Observer rounded up six delicious rosé cocktails that pair the summery wine with everything from gin and honey to bourbon and iced tea. Welcome the Rosa Violette created by Stephen Thomas, mixologist at il Buco Alimentari & Vineria.

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Join us for lunch on Saturdays at il Buco!

Stop by for some lunch on the weekend and try one of our favorite dishes of all time! Green and white asparagus, soft organic egg, bottarga di muggine, Calabrian chili oil.

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Give Our Crispy Artichokes A Try

At Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria, we go through 60 cases of artichokes a week to keep up with the demand for this dish. We fry the artichokes until the edges are crispy, then toss them with lemon and orange zest and smoky-hot crushed Aleppo pepper and parsley.

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A New Addition to the IBAV Family!

A BIG welcome to Joe Johnson, our Alimentari manager - the newest addition to the il Buco Alimentari & Vineria family‼ Share with a Friend
Gelato Season is in full effect!

Your day just got a whole lot better! Raspberry sorbetto from our gelateria in the Alimentari! Eat in or take out, pints available too.

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    Have A Seat at il Buco's Tuscan Inspired Bar!

    il Buco made Good Life Report's "28 Beautiful Bars Across the Country".
    Stop by and enjoy a glass of wine while taking in the view from our Tuscan-farmhouse inspired bar.

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    Resident Mixologist Stephen Thomas Takes Us Through The Happiest Hour with Conde Nast's

    You've been making that margarita all wrong! The Scene stopped by il Buco Alimentari & Vineria to talk summer cocktails with resident mixologist Steven Thomas.Share with a Friend Amaro.jpg
    #BehindTheBar: La Passione di Nonino

    Stop b and enjoy the latest addition to our Spring cocktail menu: La Passione di Nonino.

    Ingredients: Grappa Nonino, Amaro Nonino, Passionfruit Puree, Honey Syrup and Lemon VerbenaShare with a Friend Shot 2016-06-07 at 1.33.15 PM.png
    From The Kitchen: Pasta Prep with Celia

    Friday afternoon pasta prep with Celia!

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    From the Cellar

    The newest to our wine list, the DOMAINE DE TERREBRUNE BANDOL, a 2012 full bodied rose from France with flavors of tart pink grapefruit, tart blood orange, mineral and ripe lemon.Share with a Friend Shot 2016-05-31 at 1.14.49 PM.png

    Snapshot of one of our Memorial Day specials: Pork tenderloin, snow peas, pistachio and lemon wedges.Share with a Friend Day Basket.jpg
    Enjoy Picnic Weather with our Memorial Day Baskets!

    Who's excited that picnic weather is finally here? Enjoy Memorial day with a delicious basket from our Alimentari! Starting at $40, stop the Alimentari or call 212 837 2622 to purchase yours today.

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    #BehindTheBar with Resident Mixologist Stephen Thomas: Bird of Lavandula

    Stop by and enjoy the latest addition to our Spring cocktail menu: Bird of Lavandula!

    Ingredients: Vida Mezcal, Azteca Azul Blanco Tequila, Lavender Infused Simple Syrup, Fresh
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    Save The Date: NYC Restaurant Week RETURNS

    #SavetheDate! It's the biggest-ever, with 360+ restaurants this summer @nycgo
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    Sign up for our mailing list to stay up to date on the latest
    and greatest from the il Buco + il Buco Alimentari family!

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    Celebrate Your Graduation with the il Buco Family!

    Celebrating with a group of family and friends? Our events team is at your service to help you craft the perfect graduation party in our intimate private dining rooms. Whether you'd like to celebrate with a champagne toast and passed hors d'oeuvres or with a family-style feast, we'll help you to customize a seasonal menu to be enjoyed by all.

    Find out more by visiting our Private Dining Page or by calling Gabriella Roth (917) 484-4016Share with a Friend
    Join us for Memorial Day Weekend!

    Join the il Buco and il Buco Alimentari & Vineria family for Memorial Day Weekend.

    il Buco Alimentari & Vineria will be open both Sunday, May 29th and Monday, May 30th

    il Buco will be closed Sunday, May 29th but open Monday, May 30th.
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    Gelato Season is Back!

    Stop by our gelato counter and enjoy some house-made gelato by Pastry Chef Genevieve Meli! Share with a Friend
    New Spring Dessert by Genevieve Meli!

    Celebrate the season with this gorgeous dessert from pastry chef Genevieve Meli. Hibiscus granita, goats milk gelato, pistachio crumble, candied hibiscus flowers, passion fruit cream, macerated strawberries in lemon zest, and thyme.Share with a Friend
    Save The Date: Our Annual Sagra Del Maiale Pig Roast is on September 25th!

    Mark your calendars! Our annual pig roast will take place September 25th, 2016! Share with a Friend
    #BehindTheBar With Resident Mixologist Stephen Thomas: Rhubarb Rye It

    Stop by to try the latest addition to our Spring Cocktail menu!

    Ingredients: Overholdt Rye Whiskey, Strawberry and Rhubarb, Infused 10 Yr Aged Balsamic Shrub, Fresh Lemon, AgaveShare with a Friend
    #BehindTheBar with Stephen Thomas: My Daughter Chamomile

    Continue to celebrate mom with the new addition to our Spring cocktail menu My Daughter Chamomile.

    Ingredients: Ketel One vodka, over brewed Chamomile tea, honey syrup, Meyer Lemon , olive Oil, thymeShare with a Friend
    Check out the "Grab & Go" Salads from our Alimentari

    Stop by the Alimentari and grab one of our NEW Spring salads!

    Oven roasted beets with mizuna, cicerchia,
    Rovejo and gnocchetto bean salad
    Kale and farro salad.

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    Wine Director Roberto Paris Chats with Eater!

    Wine director Roberto Paris shares his insight into il Buco's wine program, the lowdown on sulfites and the addition of more natural wines to the list.
    We're Just a Call (Or click) Away with Caviar!

    You can get delivery from il Buco Alimentari & Vineria in just a few taps!  See what's on the menu with great photos, know when you'll be eating with estimated delivery times and track your order status right from the caviar app.Share with a Friend sandwich.jpeg
    IBAV Featured in AM New York's Best Breakfast Sandwiches

    AM New York rounded up their favorite sandwiches in NYC that they consider the best thing since sliced bread and we're on the list!

    Check out who else made the list!

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    Behind The Bar With Stephen Thomas: The New Acid Monk Cocktail

    Our very own Steven Thomas debuts another spring cocktail! Stop by and enjoy the "Acid Monk". Made with yellow & green chartreuse, fresh lemon, honey syrup, amaro Nardini, dill sprigs.Share with a Friend
    Greenmarket Lunch!

    Join us for our daily GreenMarket Lunch prix fixe! We love to show off seasonal, local ingredients from our friends GrowNYC and Union Square Greenmarket!

    Pictured: Scallops skewers, romanesco cauliflower, cicherchio hummus, mint, lime Share with a Friend
    IBAV makes New York's Best Brunch Options for Mother's Day!

    Looking for the best brunch options for this Mother's Day?
    Here's the top ten in New York City and guess who's on the list!

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    Mother's Day at il Buco

    il Buco will be open for Mother's Day!
    Join us for a 3 course Pr​ix​ Fix​e​ Brunch menu for $55 per person.

    ​Brunch hours
    l 11:30am -3:30pm​​

    Mother's Day Dinner is a la carte​

    ​Dinner hours l 5pm-10:30pm​

    Make your reservation by calling (212) 533-1932Share with a Friend
    Behind The Bar With Stephen Thomas: 24 Carrots at IBAV!

    Head bartender at il Buco Alimentari & Vineria, Stephen Thomas, introduces "24 Carrots" one of our new spring cocktails.

    Greenhook Ginsmiths Old Tom Gin, Fresh Carrot Juice, Wood Sorrel, All Spice Dram, Sage Infused Simple Syrup

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    Join us for Mother's Day Brunch!

    You are cordially invited to join the il Buco family with Chefs Josh DeChellis & Carlos Bigi for a Mother's Day Celebration, Sunday May 8th featuring a special brunch prix fixe menu and seasonal à la carte dinner menu!


    10am - 4pm
    $50 three course prix fixe menu

    5pm - 10pm
    à la carte menu with seasonal special

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    Treat Mom to Something Sweet This mother's day!

    Give Mom a limited edition, edible chocolate raspberry heart
    handcrafted by pastry chef and indie chocolatier Geneveieve Meli. Genevieve's signature 24K edible gold chocolates (dusted with copper luster) and chocolate pistachio clusters are available in our Alimentari!Share with a Friend
    Il Buco Makes Time Out New York's Top 19 Italian Restaurants

    The old-world charm of well-worn communal tables, dangling copper cookware and flickering lamps may help explain why a 20-year-old restaurant is still tough to get into on a Saturday night. Seasonal produce shapes the menu of executive chef Joel Hough. Dunk the warm country bread in Umbrian olive oils produced exclusively for Il Buco. You’ll have no trouble finding a wine to match your meal; Il Buco’s list is one of the city’s best.

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    Pastry Chef Genevieve Meli Releases Cookbook!

    Genevieve Meli and her sweet creations are featured in her first cookbook "Sweet Nature" photographed by culinary photographer Battman.

    Click here to purchase your autographed copy today!Share with a Friend
    Greenmarket Prix Fixe Lunch Menu Changes Daily!

    Stop by and join us for our daily GreenMarket Lunch prix fixe! We love to show off seasonal, local ingredients from our friends GrowNYC and Union Square Greenmarket!

    Pictured: Lamb ragu lasagna, arugula salad with pecorino cheese.Share with a Friend
    Review NYC restaurants and receive a free Zagat 2016 Guide!

    Want to be a restaurant critic? Tell ZAGAT what you think of your recent dining experiences in NYC, PLUS they'll send you Zagat's 2017 print guide as a thanks for participating.

    Find out more here and remember to write nice things about IBAV :) Share with a Friend Meli.jpeg
    Cupid approved, gifts we adore

    Give a limited edition, edible chocolate box handcrafted by pastry chef & indie chocolatier Genevieve Meli. Filled with signature 24k edible gold chocolates, salted caramel ganache bon bons (dusted with copper luster) and cherry chocolate nut clusters. You can order in advance for $75 each, call us at 212-837-2622 or email

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    Bread that loves you back

    There’s nothing subtle about the heart-shaped baguettes that Kamel Saci, the baker at Il Buco Alimentari, will sell on Feb. 13 and 14. The choices are sprouted grain, savory Parmesan and an earthy double chocolate called Mon Cheri that’s sweetly fruity with amaretto-soaked cherries. You can order them in advance: Heart-shaped baguettes, $5 each, Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria, 53 Great Jones Street (Bowery), 212-837-2622,

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    Restaurant Week - Winter 2016

    Join us for NYC Restaurant Week!
    3 Courses - $25 Lunch, $25 Sunday Brunch
    January 18th - February 5th

    To view the menus:

    For reservations, visit our website or call 212-837-2622.
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    Ring in the New Year at Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria!

    Please join us this New Year's Eve for a welcome sparkling toast and choose from three festive prix-fixe dinner menus from Executive Chef, Josh DeChellis. Live latin jazz starts at 9:30pm featuring Cuatros Cubanos.
    Seating begins at 5:30pm.
    To view the menus CLICK HERE
    For reservations, visit our website or call 212-837-2622.

    On New Year's Day, our hours will be as follows:
    - 10:00am - 11:00am - Coffee and Pastry in the Alimentari
    - 11:00am - 4:00pm - Brunch
    - 5:30pm - 10:30pm – Dinner

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    Christmas Eve 2015 Breakfast and Brunch

    Merry Christmas! Our hours today will be as follows:

    - 8:00 am - 9:00 am - Coffee and Pastry in the Alimentari
    - 9:00 am - 11:00 am - Breakfast
    - 11:00 am - 2:30 pm - Piccolo Pranzo (Appetizers, Pastas, Panini)
    - 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Sandwiches, Salumi and Cheese in the Alimentari
    - 4:00 pm - Closing - Feast of the Seven Fishes

    For reservations, visit our website or call 212-837-2622.Share with a Friend
    Holiday Gift Baskets at il Buco Alimentari

    Holiday Gift Baskets are now available at the Alimentari! All the ingredients have been hand selected and handmade by Italian artisans as well as our very own pastry chef Genevieve Meli and baker Kamel Saci.

    Choose from one of one of our 4 baskets...

    La Golosa - The Sweet One
    La Sfiziata - The Mixed One
    L'Olive - All About Olives
    Fai Da Te - Cook at Home

    ...or drop in and design your own!

    To place your order, email or call the Alimentari at 212-837-2622.Share with a Friend
    Panettone from Il Buco Alimentari – Your Sweet Christmas Indulgence!

    Kamel Saci’s fruit-filled Panettone is now available for shipping! To place your order, email or call the Alimentari at 212-837-2622.Share with a Friend White Sale.gif
    IL BUCO VITA's Winter White Sale - NOW through December 31st

    20% Off

    Ring in the season with select artisan wares and linens from Italy, including BEVAGNA WHITEWARE, PIETRASANTA, BELVEDERE, and many more surprises!

    il Buco Vita
    51 Bond St, 2nd Floor
    New York, NY, 10012
    Tel: 917.946.3085
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    Christmas Eve 2015

    On Christmas Eve (December 24, 2015), il Buco Alimentari will be serving a FEAST of the SEVEN FISHES dinner. A Southern Italian tradition with ancient roots, our annual Christmas Eve Dinner is quite literally a feast of our finest local aquatic bounty. Celebrate with your family and ours, enjoying multiple courses from Executive Chef Josh DeChellis and Pastry Chef Genevieve Meli. Adults are $95 pp, Children under 12 are $45 pp. We will be offering seating between 4:30 pm and 10:15 pm.
    To view the menu CLICK HERE
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    il Buco and Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria gift cards are perfect for last minute gift giving!

    Available for purchase in the restaurants, or buy online anytime!

    - Click Here for Il Buco Gift Cards -

    - Click Here for Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria Gift Cards -
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    Art + Olive Oil + Vita

    Experience the heart and soul of Umbria...
    Wednesday, November 18th, 5pm-8pm
    il Buco Vita, 51 Bond Street, 2nd floor, NYC

    Join us at the il Buco Vita showroom for a glass of Prosecco to celebrate the arrival of Donna Lennard's Umbrian partners, the 3 Musketeers of Foligno: Lorenzo and Antonello Radi of il Buco Vita with Alberto Avalle, original partner of il Buco Restaurant. Antonello will be in house presenting more of his beautiful oil paintings, which adorn the walls of our unique showroom. His passion for the Italian country side, its artisans, products and amazing culinary offerings is expressed in these joyful works of art. Alberto & Lorenzo will be pouring a tasting of the October 2015 early harvest olive oil directly from Umbria and sharing their love of this great Umbrian tradition with a viewing of Donna's documentary "La Raccolta." Wine Director, Roberto Paris, their Umbrian cohort in crime, will be on hand spinning some Umbria inspired special cocktails! A short presentation will begin at 6:15 pm.

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    Thanksgiving 2015

    This Thanksgiving (November 26, 2015) il Buco Alimentari will be serving an $85, four-course, prix-fixe, family-style dinner. Children under 12 are $45. We will be offering seating between 1:00pm and 8:45pm. Visit our website for details and reservations or call 212-837-2622.Share with a Friend
    Vita summer sale extended

    il Buco Vita's End of Summer Sale
    has been extended until
    Sunday, October 4th,

    Open from 11am till 7pm
    51 Bond St in the 2nd floor loft.

    Don't forget....
    il Buco's Pig Roast
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    il Buco's "Sagra del Maiale" Outdoor Pig Roast on October 4th!

    Please join Donna Lennard, the il Buco family, neighbors & friends to celebrate our annual "Sagra del Maiale!”

    Sunday, October 4th
    12pm - 6pm
    47 Bond St. NYC

    Our pig roast will take place on the cobblestone sidewalk outside il Buco on Bond Street rain or shine. Come celebrate our community and the arrival of Fall!

    Purchase your tickets here - Sagra del Maiale Tickets - or stop into il Buco before 10/4.
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    New il Buco Summer Apps Menu from Roger Martinez & Joel Hough

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    Fall Artisan Bread Making Classes with Kamel Saci at il Buco Alimentari

    Classes will be on October 17th and November 21st. Please call for more information 212-837-2622Share with a Friend blast test final.jpg
    Il Buco Vita’s EXTENDED end of Summer Sale

    Tuesday, September 8th – Sunday, October 4th. Shoppers can join in il Buco’s Annual Pig Roast in front of the showroom!Share with a Friend
    Renowned Argentine Chef Francis Mallmann transforms the roof deck at il Buco Alimentari into an outdoor kitchen for a 5 course extravaganza!

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    Intimate Multi-coursed Umbrian Truffle dinners at il Buco Vita with Chef Joel Hough

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    Bread making classes with Kamel Saci

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      20th anniversary pig roast & returning chef's dinners Pig Roast 2008

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