Wildair lands in the LES as the kid sister to the excellent tasting-menu-only Contra a few doors down on Orchard St. Unlike Contra, food here is à la carte, all paired nicely with wine director Jorge Riera’s well-edited wine list. Like Contra, Wildair focuses on natural wine, showing a particular affinity for the Loire Valley.
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- natural wine
- full menu
What to drinkAll of the wine. Also: don't miss the entire section dedicated to "pét-nat" (gently sparkling wines made in the ancestral method), which are happiness, bottled.
NeighborhoodLower East Side
ProTipWhile the move is to consult Jorge and order by the bottle here, don't miss his Vergano Spritz, a mix of Les Capriades Pét'Sec and Mauro Vergano Americano.
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