In June, the owners of Twisted Vine Wine & Tap closed to focus on their bakery. From now on, an Italian restaurant will occupy the space in Delmar.
Why did Twisted Vine Wine & Tap close?
The owners of the Twisted Vine Wine & Tap wanted to focus on his other business, Perfect Blend Cafe & Bakery. They had planned to keep the space for a prep kitchen, private events, and offices. From now on, an Italian restaurant will occupy the space.
Which Albany Italian restaurant is coming to Delmar?
Mike Pietrocola, owner of Pastina, has announced that he will be moving to the former Twisted Vine Wine & Tap space at 384 Kenmore Avenue in Delmar according to News 10 ABC. Pietrocola is no stranger to cooking. He was a chef at Maestrols at McGregor in Wilton, at the famed Cornell’s at Schenectady in Little Italy and at the Edison Club in Rexford. Pastina has been at 11 Colvin Ave in Albany since December 2020.
When will Pastina open in the new location?
Pastina closed in late September and hopes to reopen in Delmar’s new location by mid-November.
The owner says they will be making a few additions to the menu as well as specials, but expect the same delicious dishes.
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