'Inoteca' on Serious Eats

In The Midnight Hour: 'inoteca

As steadfastly as the visitors and residents of the Lower East Side have changed, the crowds at Jason and Joe Denton's 'inoteca have kept constant. Opened in 2003 following the success of 'ino, the prim enoteca continues to stand as a beacon for the neighborhood, serving its smattering of small plates and smartly curated wines to a clientele that grows more diverse by the year. Busy most times of day, the menu of elevated rustic Italian fare seems made for a midnight nosh, and with a nightly closing time of 3am, hordes of the nocturnal come for exactly that. More

Apps Only: 'inoteca

Editor's note: In "Apps Only," Ben Fishner will be eating his way through New York's appetizer, bar, and lounge menus as your guide to fine dining on a budget. He blogs at Ben Cooks Everything. Polpette from 'inoteca. [Photos:... More

Cook the Book: Winter Farro Salad

Today's recipe, reprinted from Simple Italian Snacks by Jason Denton and Kathryn Kellinger, is a gorgeous, jewel-toned salad just bursting with flavor and texture. I'm getting hungry just reading the ingredients list: pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds, chopped apples, smoked mozzarella,... More

Cook the Book: 'Simple Italian Snacks'

Words by Michele Humes | Congratulations on surviving Thanksgiving! Of course, just when November is safely out of the way, along comes December with its back-to-back cocktail parties and family gatherings. Thankfully, it's Jason Denton and Kathryn Kellinger to the rescue with their Simple Italian Snacks. The latest book from the chef behind some of New York City's best-loved wine bars—'ino, 'inotecca, Lupa and Bar Milano—picks up where Simple Italian Sandwiches left off. Denton is still spreading the gospel that fine ingredients can speak louder than lengthy preparations, but has expanded his offerings to include party nibbles, small plates and full suppers. Each day this week, we'll be posting a party-ready recipe with an Italian accent—just add prosecco. Expect cocktail-friendly... More

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