La Bodega by Cúrate is an all-day Spanish café, market and wine bar. On April 9 2022, the concept expanded into a newly remodeled two-story space at 32 S. Lexington Avenue. Helmed by Chef de Cuisine Matt Brown, La Bodega is a concept born out of the pandemic that brings together the cornerstones of the Spanish culinary and cultural experience. The first floor’s 14-seat café continues to offer an all-day menu featuring house made bread and pastries, along with Spanish-style sandwiches like the Bocadillo jamon, Catalan flatbread or “coca”, and grab-and-go bottled gazpacho, salads and more.
At the wine and pintxo bar, Brown expands the menu to highlight Spanish bodega classics, with a collection of pintxos and conservas, charcuterie, sandwiches, and small plates. A selection of Spanish wines are available on draft, as well as a large selection available by the glass and bottle, all handpicked by Jessica Salyer, Cúrate Wine Program Manager and Felix Meana.