Upper East Siders are getting a taste of trendsetting Billyburg.
Williamsburg Pizza — home of such menu items as tartufo with fresh mozzarella and apple bacon with smoked fresh mozzarella — is opening at 1615 Second Ave. at the corner of 84th Street.
The reverse migration of pizza chef Nino Coniglio’s signature slices and pies continues this summer, with a fourth location coming near Union Square, Side Dish has learned.
It may not feel like summer, but Manhattan mainstay Il Mulino is launching its seasonal East Hampton outpost this week.
The 3,500-square-foot restaurant of “Abruzzo-inspired” fare at 108 Wainscott Stone Rd., which seats 172 people, is slated to open Thursdays through Sundays starting this week — with seven-day a week service launching in May.
That’s when the restaurant will debut its 760-square-foot patio, which seats an additional 20 people.
Last summer, the East End outpost attracted celebrity diners like Jimmy Fallon, who was so appreciative of nearby diners who respected his privacy that he picked up the table’s $ 1,136 dinner tab, according to reports.
The Upper West Side’s dining scene has transformed since Taste of the Upper West Side launched 12 years ago.
This year, the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District’s annual fundraiser will include 16 restaurants participating for the first time, including 8th Hill (“Inspired Mediterranean Cuisine”) — a newcomer that is replacing Isabella’s, an iconic and beloved neighborhood staple.
For the first time, the two-night benefit will also honor West Side Campaign Against Hunger, which will serve tastings prepared by students of its “culinary pathways” program.
New stars will also include Tom Valenti’s latest hit restaurant, the acclaimed Oxbow Tavern. Other participants include Tacombi, Boulevard Seafood Company, Fish on the Fly and the Flying Fisherman.
There’s also Leyla, a Mediterranean brasserie; Friedmans, which is mostly gluten-free; along with Israeli hit Miznon; Mojo Desserts; Mokum; and Tiki Chick, which is from the restaurant group responsible for fellow participants Jacob’s Pickles, Maison Pickle, and Lucky Pickle Dumpling Co.
Four Harlem restaurants are also joining the fold: 67 Orange Street, Lido, Melba’s and Solomon & Kuff.
This year also will feature a cocktail section with mixologists from Da Capo, Jake’s Dilemma, Prohibition, 67 Orange Street, Maison Pickle, Manhattan Cricket Club, Nobody Told Me and Tiki Chick.
The Friday, May 17, event costs $ 115 per person while the Saturday, May 18, event costs $ 145 a ticket, or $ 235 a person with a VIP reception.
WE HEAR … that chefs Chloe Coscarelli and Tom Colicchio are helming Supernatural, an all-vegan pop-up, at 43 E. 19th St., between Broadway and Park Avenue, through March 30.