Chef, Author, Restaurateur

Bar Primi

Bar Primi is my corner pasta shop devoted to ‘primi piatti,’ fresh pasta traditionally prepared with non-GMO semolina and specialty ‘00’ flours, organic eggs and family recipes. Everyday we make more than a dozen different types of pasta, like lumache and rigatoni with our imported extruder, ravioli and mezzalune cut and filled by hand or hand-rolled garganelli and orecchiette.

Bar Primi started back in 2007 when I was looking at a space in the East Village, right before Locanda Verde entered the picture. Now here I am a bunch of years later returning to that idea at 325 Bowery on the corner of 2nd Street in the East Village with my chef-partner, Sal Lamboglia. We’re serving traditional Piccolini and Antipasti, shareable pastas, homestyle desserts and lots of vini Italiani for the regazzi. Come by and see us or visit






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