'Port Chester' on Serious Eats

Serious Eats Road Trip: Tarry Lodge

Opened in the fall of 2008 by chef Andy Nusser (opening chef at Babbo) with Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, Tarry Lodge is a less urban incarnation of that team's now-familiar aesthetic. If you're familiar with Otto in New York's West Village, you'll walk in and feel right at home. But Tarry Lodge has an energy all its own, as was clear at 1:00 PM on a Tuesday—when the place was packed to the brim. More

GQ's Alan Richman Visits Mario Batali's Tarry Lodge, Digs the Pizza

Tarry Lodge. It's Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich's sorta newish restaurant in Port Chester, New York, that features pizza on its menu. Alan Richman says: Tarry Lodge is one of the most interesting pizzerias in New York. The crusts are thin, charred, toothsome, and just a bit too chewy—you’re unlikely to finish off every bit of your puffy outer ring. The toppings—I tried four—are creative and triumphant. Not one dud. They include spicy salami and porcini; truffles, pig cheek, and egg; meatballs and jalapeño peppers; and a clam pie that is unlike any other clam pizza I’ve tried, which means... More

Some Details on Tarry Lodge, New Mario Batali Pizzeria in Port Chester

So. Remember Tarry Lodge, that new Mario Batali–Joe Bastianich pizzeria-trattoria project in Port Chester that the New York Times mentioned Wednesday? I had our man Ed Levine contact Mario Batali about specifics. Ed just forwarded me the BlackBerry conversation. Dude is pretty laconic. Take a gander: Forwarded conversation Subject: pizza in port chester ------------------------ From: Ed Levine Date: Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 11:34 AM To: Mario Batali mb: what kind of pizza? oven? fuel? cheese? serious eaters want to know. ---------- From: Mario Batali Date: Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 10:39 PM To: Ed Levine neapolitan/roman, mugnaini, hardwood, joe's... More

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