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Chef James Trees to open new Tivoli Village restaurant

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Al Solito Posto Restaurant
Posted at 3:47 PM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 08:02:00-05

Chef James Trees and LEV Group Development Partner Carlo Cannuscio have announced the opening of Al Solito Posto (‘In The Usual Place’), an invigorating new restaurant and lounge offering refined Italian classics and elevated cocktails.

The doors will officially open on Jan. 27.

Warm, neighborhood-style service driven by distinguished professionals and refined classic dishes executed at the highest level will define the experience at Al Solito Posto, which will face the grand fountains at the main entrance of Tivoli Village.

With Chef Trees guidance, Executive Chef Emily Brubaker (formerly of Joel Robuchon/Sage) heads the kitchen team, while Beverage Director David Bonatesta (formerly of NoMad) will lead the bar program. Cannuscio (formerly of Valentino, Bartolotta, Twist) will oversee the dining room in concert with General Manager Andy St. John (ex-Bouchon, Carbone).

Al Solito Posto promises to have you look at dishes like Minestrone, Eggplant Parmigiana and Chicken Piccata with new eyes, while the fun, sophisticated bar menu (some highlights: A clarified Milk Punch, fig-infused Old Fashioned twist and Italian-inflected Apple Martini) will delight all lovers of a fine cocktail. Italian wines, naturally, will dominate the cellar.