Salute Wine Bar
Salute's wine list offers bottles from 20 different regions. Try an Alois Lageder chardonnay from Alto-Adige ($40 bottle) or a Ca’ Tullio pinot grigio from Friuli ($34 bottle). Salute's skillful servers can help you pair your chianti classico with the flavor-packed formaggi (featuring goat, sheep, and cow's milk artisanal cheeses), affettati (gourmet meats, such as Prosciutto di Parma for $6 or Soppressata for $3), paninis ($10), and piatti piccoli (small plates) on the menu. Dominic Gaziano, a medical doctor, author, and owner of Salute, carefully crafted the house recipes to reflect his gourmet chef mother's Calabrian and Sicilian culinary traditions. Lunch on panini sandwiches such as the muffuletta with hot coppa, mortadella, Genoa salami, provolone, giardiniera, and olive tapenade ($10) or a margherita pizza ($10). Dinner (served until 2 a.m.) includes $12 filet mignon and $15 braised beef short rib with mashed celery root, blood orange, and fennel jus.