Albert Di Meglio at Barano

About Albert Di Meglio

Barano is South Williamsburg’s wood fired seasonal Italian restaurant by Chef Albert Di Meglio. An alumnus of Le Cirque and Osteria del Circo, but most recently, at Rubirosa, he mined the culinary memories of his Italian-American childhood on Staten Island, which inspired the concept of his restaurant.


  • Bib Gourmand
    Michelin Guide
  • Top Six Hot Spots in NYC
    Zagat Survey
  • Best of NY (Best Slice)
    New York Magazine
  • 100 Best Dishes (vodka slice)
    Time Out New York
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in NYC

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Chef Albert Di Meglio reviews  at
"Smoked salt cured eggs to finish of a roasted beet salad #baconnotbacon"
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Chef Albert Di Meglio reviews  at
"Hickory Smoked Mozzarella . . So much better than the version I had growing up . With a light 2 minute smoke it’s just right, delicate and salty... “Sofa King Good”"
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"New to our menu . . It’s our rotolo..basically a rolled lasagna we fill with a kale besciamella, black trumpet mushrooms and cauliflower . . It will also be on our New Years Menu"
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"When you make a Limoncello semifreddo and you drop some flaming Limoncello on top for good measure for a friend at the chef’s counter . . Limoncello curd folded with whipped cream, graham cracker crust, charcoal whipped cream, white chocolate shavings and sea salt . . Best part of this dessert was it was created to fix a fuck up during a busy service for a party that ordered a key lime pie..... . P.S. It was my fuck up..."
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