LONG-TIME EASTON LOCAL AND INDUSTRY VETERAN BRINGS ARTISANAL BITES & ROBUSTLY CURATED WINE SELECTION TO DOWNTOWN EASTON
Easton, PA – Bar Torino and Bottle Shop are slated to open their doors in early 2024 at 56 N 3rd Street. Nestled in the Seville luxury apartments in the heart of downtown Easton, PA, Bar Torino will bring a unique dining experience to a city that has seen a steady influx of visitors year over year since the pandemic, according to the Greater Easton Development Partnership.
Brought to you by seasoned wine veteran and longtime Easton local, Marc Devlin, Bar Torino prides itself on an unassuming, yet dynamic culinary experience. The rotating menu showcases artisanal pizzas, delectable charcuterie, and enticing small plates, inspired by cozy Italian osterias, lively Spanish tapas bars, and charming French bistros. Complementing these dishes is a meticulously curated array of libations, featuring selections from natural wine producers, both revered old-world classics and beloved new-world favorites, alongside specialty cocktails and an assortment of beers.
Adjacent to the culinary hub, discover the 450-square-foot Bottle Shop—a space that not only offers a unique shopping experience six days a week but also doubles as an intimate private dining area. Here, immerse yourself in an extensive collection ranging from unique low-intervention vineyards across the country to a rich spectrum of both cult and classic wine producers. At Bar Torino & Bottle Shop, savor the culmination of Marc Devlin’s passion for exceptional flavors and outstanding wine, spirits, and beer offerings.
“Bringing Bar Torino & Bottle Shop to our neighborhood and the vibrant Lehigh Valley community means a great deal to me,” expressed Marc Devlin, partner and executive manager. “Every aspect, from the concept to the design and our offerings, has been crafted with genuine passion. Supporting local farmers and businesses has been a key focus, from our collaboration with Cabbage Throw Farm in Asbury, NJ to partnering with Mercantile Home. My dedication lies in creating a haven where our community feels at home to indulge in unpretentious dishes carefully prepared with thoughtful ingredients. We’re thrilled to offer a selection of delightful and pleasantly unexpected wines, spirits, and beers for everyone to enjoy with their friends and family.”
Bar Torino embodies the essence of a wine bar concept, with its focal point being the Pavesi rotating pizza oven—an emblem of artisanal craftsmanship imported from Modena, Italy. Its deliberate selection was driven not only by its unquestionable quality, but also by its low environmental impact. The commitment to sustainability and excellence extends to every aspect of the space, from the elegantly designed EMECO Navy 111 chairs, constructed using 111 recycled Coca-Cola bottles from Hanover, PA, to the choice of lead-free crystal Ravenscroft glasses. Every detail, meticulously chosen by Devlin, contributes to the creation of a unique and thoughtful experience for the patrons.
In partnership with Peron Development, Bar Torino stands as a testament to the continuous dedication to transforming downtown Easton into a thriving and vibrant destination that resonates not only within the local community, but also across the greater Lehigh Valley and beyond. “We welcome Bar Torino to Easton,“ said Easton’s Mayor Panto, Jr. “This project represents the culmination of the Seville project, which in total represents a more than $19 million investment in our downtown.”
Michael Perrucci of Peron Development added, “We are excited to be a part of the outstanding restaurant scene in downtown Easton and believe Bar Torino will be a great addition.”
Bar Torino and Bottle Shop are conveniently located steps away from Easton’s recently erected Fourth Street parking garage, and will be open six days a week:
Tuesday – Thursday: 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday – Saturday: 11:30 pm – 11:00 pm (kitchen closes at 9:30pm/pizza until 11:00pm)
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tuesday – Friday: 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
About Marc Devlin: With nearly thirty years immersed in the world of wine, spirits, and hospitality, Marc Devlin honed his expertise at the renowned New York establishments, Morrell & Company and Italian Wine Merchants. His journey refined his passion and palate marked by sourcing sought-after wines for private collectors and blind tastings of craft and classic vintners with industry veterans. Two decades ago, Marc left the bustling streets of New York City for downtown Easton, PA, where he founded his own wine and spirits consultancy. His mission: to procure exceptional, highly allocated wines and spirits from across the globe for his discerning clientele. The realization of an eight-year aspiration, Marc set out to introduce the concept of a wine bar to his neighborhood, and in 2024 Bar Torino and Bottle Shop were born. Alongside his wife Maria, an Easton native, Marc has been an integral part of the community for over a decade. Their dedication shines through their work with the Lehigh Valley Wine Gala & Auction, a cause close to their hearts, benefiting the Children’s Home of Easton, and long-time support of Greater Easton Development Partnership’s programs and fundraising events – Rosé on the River and Night of Bourbon.
About Bar Torino & Bottle Shop: Rooted in the cultural vibrancy of the capital city of the Piedmont region, Turin, and its influences from the wine-rich landscapes of Southern Europe, discover Bar Torino & Bottle Shop, where the essence of Turin, Italy —the city of “Torino”—comes to life. This venue is more than just a wine bar and bottle shop, it’s a celebration of flavors and community. At its heart lies a Pavesi rotating pizza oven from Modena, Italy, a focal point delivering a rotating menu of artisanal pizzas, charcuterie, and tantalizing small plates.
With a vision to create a local haven, Bar Torino offers unassuming, yet thoughtfully crafted dishes using quality and locally sourced ingredients. These delectable plates are complemented by a selection of delightful and unexpected cult and classic wines, spirits, and beers—perfect for sharing with friends and family – and available in the adjacent Bottle Shop six days a week.
Stay connected with us on Instagram @bar.torino.easton and visit our website www.bar-torino.com for the latest updates on events, news, and evolving menus. Join us in savoring the fusion of Turin’s spirit and Easton’s warmth at Bar Torino & Bottle Shop.
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