Barrila Culinary Concepts
Welcome to our Insatiable World. It is here where we bring you the creative kitchen of Chef Marco Barrila. He designed this kitchen to operate as an open space allowing guests to enjoy their own culinary experience of movement between an expansive antipasti bar; a light filled dining room with soaring ceilings; a pasta laboratory where pastas are produced fresh on-site and paired with signature sauces; a pizzaiola station making Sicilian style pizza alla pala; an Italian dessert section and take-away market that are all insatiable of course!
Drawing on the rich unique traditions of the many regions of Italy, Chef Barrila’s eatery menu was carefully curated to showcase the very best of authentic Italian cuisine. Our mission day after day is to be able to involve the customer in a culinary experience outside the box of the city. When you enter our house you must feel like in Italy, the same smells the same flavors the same sensations.
Enjoy Chef Marco’s Sicilian style pizza alla pala. The restaurant’s authentic pizza is made using a centuries-old recipe, techniques and Italian imported ingredients. The menu is inspired by New York classic favorites that are prepared with chef Marco’s special twist, of course! Mangia bene!
Chef Barrila creates fresh pasta on the Emiliomiti machine with a rich variety of Italian pasta shapes. It is in his laboratory where various quantities and samples of flour were tried and tested, mixing slowly with the finest, world-renowned water that is New York City tap. The dough that comes out in various forms or shapes before nestling gently into a pair of flour-dusted hands. That pasta is then flash-boiled to order.
Our pastas are then paired with Chef Barrila’s insatiable sauces combining local farm fresh and highest quality imported Italian ingredients. Enjoy any of the traditional sauces with a Sicilian twist or try one or Chef Barrila’s signature Sicilian sauces obscure enough to satisfy the most insatiable palates. Everything at Barrila’s Pasta Lab is made fresh daily in front of our guests and fresh pasta is even sold by the pound.
Enjoy our light filled garden room inspired restaurant. From our signature dishes to seasonal specialties, superb local ingredients shine through in simple, traditional and time-honored recipes, just as you would find in Italy. Exquisite handmade pastas will delight your eyes and your palate as we strive to bring the best of seasonal ingredients in all our dishes. There is a lot of heart, flavor and personality here.
Downstairs is our private dining room, complete with its own entrance and bar and seating for up to 55 seated guests. Located in the heart of the East End, this thoughtfully designed event space is the perfect choice for any corporate, social or private affair. An elegant and timeless decor combined with tradition of our experienced service and cuisine guarantees the success of your celebration.
Antipasto dishes and plates Italian cured meats, Fresh cheeses, Handmade pasta, local Seafood bar and other handcrafted specialties. Gourmet hot and cold panini style sandwiches. Get Your Ciao On Al Fresco! Celebrate our food in a comfortable cafe style setting with fresh air on our covered outdoor dining patio overlooking the bustling Main Street.
To accompany the excellent food, our craft cocktails and wine selection represents the depth and quality that every region of Italy, as well as some of the best wines from all over the East End of Long Island. Expertly crafted regional specialties prepared and served with passion, together with outstanding wines and transport you into local culture and old-world traditions for fine dining experience that are blissfully utterly casual.
Come experience the Barrila Mercato and elevate your eating experience. Here you can find the perfect gifts for any occasion. Whether it’s a festive holiday gift, a premium food gift or even a playful everyday object for your kitchen or home, our curated collection of will open the door to Italy for you.
Once you place your order, we’ll hand wrap it in a bow, include a customized card with message and even deliver everything to your lucky recipient’s doorstep. Happy gifting!
Eats: Apperitivo and Cicchette Mediterranean MEZZE
Drinks: Traditional Italian Cafe and Signature Cocktails
Dolce: Fresh baked Italian Pastries, Specialty Sweets and imported Gelato
Insatiable Eats is the perfect spot for enjoying a wide selection of culinary creations, seasonal cocktails, local and imported wines, specialty sweets with friends or the whole family. Eat inside our luxe dining room or relax outside on the terrace. We are a stone's throw from the local center of Riverhead village making our Main Street location in Riverhead ideal for entertaining groups with offering five private dining options.
ITALIAN CRAFT KITCHEN
In Chef Marco Barrila’s Creative Kitchen, you can experience all of the splendor of authentic Italian dishes along with locally inspired and masterfully prepared seasonal dishes. Indulge in aperitivi plates ranging from grande to grandissimo, taste the authenticity of our newly minted pastaria and restaurant.
Find an abbondanza of Mediterranean small bites and small plates perfect for sharing with the table. Appetizers like Fritto Misto with local crispy calamari, shrimp and zucchini that are deliseaso. Or try the trio di polpette, our signature meatballs of chicken, short ribs and handmade house sausage with our insatiable pomodoro sauce of course! Indulge in our Formaggi & Salumi!
Embrace la dolce vita! Explore the highest quality of artisanal desserts imported from Italy and inspired by traditions; from assorted chocolates and cookies to panettone, torrone and beyond. Our Italian panettone cakes arrive fresh from Sicily for just the holiday season in a variety of flavors that will amaze your palate and transform your holiday. Explore beyond traditional cakes with other holiday sweets like torrone, a chewy nougat studded with nuts, artisanal chocolates and more.
Italy is a kaleidoscopic country, full of different flavors and tastes, breathtaking landscapes, a different way of living and numerous dialects.
Inside the unique quality of this country, is the variety of different native grape varieties that are grown there. The mid-2018, the national registry of grape varieties cataloged 517 winegrapes growing in Italy.
We hope this wine list will deliver the authentic character of each Region and allow you not only to smell or taste the different varieties, but also to discover the unique terroir the wine is coming from.
Pizza! Here, just reading this word catches your attention. Experience Sicily through our pizza alla pala – All of our traditional pizzas are handmade in two exposed ovens with fresh, top-quality ingredients. We use only the finest products to create our delicious Sicilian-style “alla pala” (crispy base, soft interior) pizzas.
The dough is crafted from a blend of artisanal Italian and American white and whole wheat flours, then left to rise for a full 36 hours, resulting in a crust that is light, fluffy and full of flavor. The union of the best tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil along with our special combination toppings brings Italian excellence of pizza right here in the heart of East End.
PRIVATE DINING & SPECIAL OCCASION
Insatiable Eats Creative Kitchen offers two on-site private dining event options. Il Giardino offers an open space with soaring ceilings leading to La Terrazza and La Grotta Marina offers a more intimate dining experience with specialized touches. Each room has its own distinct blend of our signature white tile, soaring ceilings and classic brasserie-style wooden chairs and tables for a casual, yet sophisticated vibe. Our events team is committed to making your event memorable as we continue to expand our offerings. We diligently navigate the Covid -19 guidelines across Long Island and New York. The safety of our guests and our team is our top priority.
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EVENTS & CATERING
Whether you are looking for drop-off, full-service, on-site or off-premise catering, we've got you covered. We are dedicated to a philosophy determined to redefine what is possible for a catered event. Our service is highlighted by customized menus with restaurant-style execution, the highest quality ingredients, ambitious styling, evocative presentation, meticulous attention to detail and thoughtful service. We believe in good old fashioned hospitality, with new school punctuation.