Eataly Opened An Alpine-Themed Pop-Up Just In Time For Winterย โ„๏ธ๐ŸŽฟ

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Winter is right around the corner, so you know what that means: Itโ€™s time to break out your favorite sweaters and brace yourself for NYCโ€™s notoriously cold weather.

If youโ€™re looking for a cozy place to embrace your inner-snow bunny without trekking all the way to the slopes, youโ€™re in luck.

Eataly just transformed its rooftop beer garden into Baita, an epic alpine themed pop-up restaurant that is sure to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

I repeat, Baita is back for the winter season and this year, itโ€™s better than ever.

Apparently, Baita is named after the Piedmontese word for a small ski lodge in the alps and itโ€™s not hard to see why this pop-up restaurant lives up to its name. Make your way up to the 14th floor of Eatalyโ€™s Flatiron location, and youโ€™ll immediately be whisked away into a winter wonderland.

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Beneath a retractable roof, youโ€™ll find a charming scene that looks like something straight out of the Italian Alps complete with evergreen trees, twinkling lights and hearty dishes that hail from Northern Italy. 

On the menu, youโ€™ll find rustic fare like charcuterie platters, pumpkin gnocchi, and gooey raclette, as well as some new additions to the menu, including a huge beef shank, served family style, and a polenta bar served three ways.

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If the pelt-covered chairs and fur blankets arenโ€™t enough to keep you warm, youโ€™ll be glad to know that Baita offers a variety of cozy cocktails, including a tequila-spiked hot chocolate topped with cookie crumble.

Plus, the new and improved version of Baita even has a dine-in log cabin. I mean seriously, what more could you ask for?

Baita is located atop Eataly Flatiron at 200 5th Avenue and is open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Plenty of time for you to get your fix!

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[Feature Image Courtesy Ron Capistrano] [via Time Out]