Located in Chicago’s bustling River North district, Osteria Via Stato is the vision of Chef David DiGregorio and LEYE founder Rich Melman. The Italian-inspired menu hails from the pair’s journey through Italy—a trip focused on exploring the country’s rustic osterias and family-owned trattorias. Honoring the Italian tradition of simple culinary delights, Osteria Via Stato has risen as a favorite mainstay for neighborhood locals, award-winning chefs and winemakers throughout the world. Creativity and quality are the top priorities of DiGregorio’s ever-evolving, seasonally-driven menus. He works with farmers, family establishments and artisanal purveyors, assuring his guests the freshest, most innovative ingredients available. Osteria Via Stato has received numerous awards and accolades including Gourmet, Bon Appetite and Food & Wine, as well as “Best Italian Restaurant,” TimeOut Chicago; Best 25 Tastes of Chicago, Where Magazine Chicago and Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence.
- The Restaurant Writes...
(OH-STEH-REE-YAH) A casual Italian tavern where people gather to enjoy antipasti with wine, a plate of pasta or an Italian feast, all served with the warmth and hospitality of family. Osteria Via Stato, a Lettuce Entertain You restaurant follows this definition and the Italian tradition of seasonally prepared dishes featuring local ingredients and artisanal producers paired with an all Italian wine list. Osteria Via Stato opens daily at five.
Pizzeria Via Stato located adjacent to Osteria Via Stato is a cozy, Roman-style pizzeria that continues to highlight Executive Chef Digregorio’s passion for market-fresh ingredients. The tavern pizzas have crispy, thin crust with both artisanal and classic toppings. The tavern also features 300 Italian wines, local bottles and draft beers as well as an extensive selection of small plates. Pizzeria Via Stato offers both lunch and dinner
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