Burro e Salvia – Shoreditch’s first pastificio

Burro e Salvia

It’s easy to walk past Burro e Salvia without giving it a second glance. The clean, white facade blends in to the trendy barbers, coffee shops and boutiques that line Shoreditch’s Redchurch Street. Were it not for a colleague suggesting it as a lunch destination, I might never have discovered it at all.Unsurprisingly, Burro e Salvia puts pasta in the spotlight – both in the menu and in the way the space is laid out. The restaurant is tucked away beyond a counter and small deli section where the young, friendly Sfogline (the female chefs) make pasta which can be cooked at home or eaten in the ’tasting corner’. They even host workshops where attendees can learn to make Ravioli or Egg Pasta whilst sipping on coffee or wine. Continue reading