Late Night With Scarpetta and Fette Sau

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Photo: Shanna Ravindra

Yes, Murray Hill drunkard trough Ziggiz is closing earlier (at 10 p.m.), but there’s also some good news in the late-night dining realm. We already told you about the 5 a.m. burger at Spitzer’s Corner, and now it turns out Fette Sau serves $3 late-night pulled-pork sliders. And here’s something truly excellent — according to a release, Scarpetta is (starting next Tuesday) introducing a late-night menu from Tuesday through Friday, 10 p.m. till 1 a.m. Since its bar is such a pleasure to eat at, Scarpetta has always seemed like a place that should be open late-night, and now it will indeed serve “tonno style” crudo (a harkening back to Scott Conant’s old Bar Tonno) as well as half-portions of dinner dishes. In addition to the menu items below, there will be specially selected wines, cheeses, and desserts such as the yogurt semifreddo served with salted fruit.

Photo: Shanna Ravindra

tonno style”
kobe beef sashimi 16
raw yellowtail 14
lobster “susci” 16
tuna & avocado “salad” 14
chu-toro ricci di mare 16
mackerel pickled cucumber, salmon roe 14
squid ink shot 5
oyster shot lime, rum & olive oil 3

“farinacci”
egg risotto ricci di mare 15
farfalle sweetbreads, kale & pancetta 14
spaghetti tomato & basil 14
mushroom mezzalune “in brodo” 13
black chittara mixed seafood 13
polenta fricasse of truffled mushrooms 10

“assagi”
tripe beans & tomato 10
balsamic-glazed pork spare ribs tomato chutney 10
moist-roasted capretto fingerling potatoes & rapini 15
fried chicken porcini & potato stufato 14
pork belly grain mustard 13
pancetta-wrapped spot prawns 12
vegetables in umido 12