DINNER MENU

 

 

                                                                              10.00

   

 

 

 

 

                                                  INSALATE - ANTIPASTI

 

 

MISTA                                                                                                                                          9.00

     Chopped butter lettuce, radicchio, shaved carrots and sliced tomatoes

     dressed with extra virgin olive oil and aceto balsamico

 

RUGOLA e RADICCHIO                                                                                               12.00

     Rugola and radicchio lettuce, topped with shaved parmesan cheese

     and sliced tomatoes, dressed with extra virgin olive oil and aceto balsamico

 

RUGOLA SALAD                                                                                                          13.00

    Rugola lettuce with sliced tomatoes and shaved Parmesan cheese

 

CAESAR SALAD                                                                                                           12.00

     Chopped hearts of Romaine lettuce, shaved Reggiano cheese, tossed with light

     Caesar dressing,     Served with homemade garlic croutons.

     (contains pasteurized eggs)

 

POMODORI e CIPOLLE                                                                                               12.00

     Fresh sliced mixed tomatoes, topped with finely sliced onions, basil and anchovies

 

CAPRESE                                                                                                                      14.00

     Fresh buffalo style (pasteurized) mozzarella cheese with sliced mixed tomatoes

     and fresh basil

 

BURRATA                                                                                                                      16.00

     Fresh, soft, creamy (pasteurized) mozzarella cheese, on bed of fresh rugola,

     with cherry tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil and 12 year old aceto balsamico

 

PEPERONI ARROSTITI con CAPRINO FRESCO                                                       14.00

     Roasted yellow and red bell peppers, brushed with extra virgin olive oil,

     topped with fresh parsley, served with fresh sliced goat cheese and Kalamata olives

 

PROSCIUTTO e MOZZARELLA                                                                                  19.00

     Parma ham, topped with fresh buffalo style (pasteurized) mozzarella                         

 

BRESAOLA                                                                                                                   20.00

     Imported aged beef tenderloin, topped with fresh rugola, shaved Reggiano cheese,

     olive oil and lemon juice

 

BRUSCHETTA                                                                                                                7.00

     Toasted bread, topped with fresh chopped tomatoes and basil, lightly seasoned with garlic oil

 

BABY SPINACH  (AGLIO, OLIO E PEPERONCINO)                                                  9.50

      Sautéed with garlic cloves, olive oil and 2 touches of red chili flakes

 

INSALATA di MARE (lukewarm)                                                                                 22.00

     Manila clams, P.E.I. black mussels, shrimp & calamari, with extra virgin olive oil & lemon juice

 

GRILLED CALAMARI                                                                                                   18.00

     Grilled calamari dressed with a touch of Worcestershire sauce

  

                                                              

                                                            ZUPPE

 

VEGETALI (vegetable broth)                                                                                       10.00

      Fresh vegetable soup                                                                                                 

 

PASTA e FAGIOLI (chicken broth)                                                                               10.00

     Purée of white cannellini beans with a little bit of chopped up pasta

 

ASPARAGI (chicken broth / non-dairy)                                                                         12.00

     Fresh asparagus purée, with a little onions, garlic and potatoes in the mix,

 

STRACCIATELLA                                                                                                         10.00

     Egg and spinach soup in chicken broth

 

SHRIMP DELFINI in GUAZZETTO                                                                              22.00

     Shrimp served in a lightly spicy tomato sauce with capers and olives. Served with

     garlic bread                      

 

 

                                                               PASTE 

                                                                                                                                                                                      

CAPELLINI  alla CHECCA                                                                                            16.00

     Angel hair with fresh chopped tomatoes, basil, touch fresh finely chopped garlic 

 

 RIGATONI alla NORMA                                                                                              18.00

     Tubular pasta with eggplant, plum tomatoes, scamorza cheese, onion, garlic and chili

   

LINGUINE al PESTO e POMODORO                                                                         17.00

     Linguine pasta with homemade pesto and tomato sauce      

 

PENNE ARRABBIATA                                                                                                 16.00

     Penne pasta with lots of garlic cloves in spicy tomato sauce                                 

 

FETTUCCINE BOLOGNESE                                                                                       20.00

     Flat egg noodles with delicate lean, ground natural veal in tomato sauce

 

PENNE al POMODORO e BASILICO                                                                         15.50

     Penne pasta with basil and tomato sauce

 

RIGATONI GORGONZOLA                                                                                         17.00

     Tubular pasta in a creamy gorgonzola sauce

 

RIGATONI AMATRICIANA                                                                                          18.00

     Tubular pasta with pancetta, onions, pecorino cheese, red chili, tomato sauce

    

LINGUINE al RADICCHIO                                                                                            18.00

     Linguine pasta with pancetta, radicchio, parmesan cheese and cream

 

LINGUINE PORTOFINO                                                                                               22.00

     Linguine pasta with fresh chopped tomatoes, shrimp, basil, extra virgin olive oil

     and a touch of fresh finely chopped garlic

 

LINGUINE MARE (white wine sauce - mild)                                                                24.00

     Linguine pasta with Manila clams, P.E.I black mussels, shrimp, calamari, snow crab claw,

     garlic, parsley and a touch of red chili flakes in white wine sauce

 

LINGUINE MARE (red sauce - mild)                                                                            24.00

     Linguine pasta with Manila clams, P.E.I black mussels, shrimp, calamari, snow crab claw,

     garlic, parsley and a touch of red chili flakes in tomato sauce

 

LINGUINE CLAMS e PORCINI in BIANCO                                                                  23.00

     Linguine pasta with Manila clams and fresh porcini mushrooms in white wine garlic sauce

           

LINGUINE AGLIO OLIO E PEPERONCINO                                                                 14.50

    Linguine with garlic, parsley, oil and red chili flakes

 

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO                                                                                              17.00

    Fettuccine with Parmesan cheese and cream

 

PENNE BUTTER                                                                                                           11.00

    Penne pasta with butter and Parmesan cheese

 

PENNE VODKA                                                                                                              23.00

    Penne pasta in pink Vodka sauce with pancetta, onions and parsley

 

PENNE PINK                                                                                                                  16.00

    Penne pasta with cream and tomato sauce

 

FETTUCCINE CARBONARA                                                                                         20.00

    Fettuccine with eggs, pancetta and a touch of cream

 

LINGUINE PUTTANESCA                                                                                              21.00

    Linguine pasta with capers, olives, a touch of anchovies paste,

    a touch of red chili flakes and garlic in tomato sauce

 

PENNE con PORCINI (WHITE Parmesan cheese sauce)                                             24.00

    Penne pasta with porcini mushrooms in Parmesan cheese garlic sauce

 

PENNE con PORCINI (RED Tomato sauce)                                                                  24.00

    Penne pasta with porcini mushrooms and garlic tomato sauce

 

LINGUINI CLAMS AND BOTTARGA (WHITE wine sauce)                                            25.00

    Linguine pasta with Manila clams and bottarga (cured tuna roe)

    in white wine garlic sauce

 

LINGUINI AND BOTTARGA (WHITE wine sauce)                                                         22.00

    Linguine pasta with bottarga (cured tuna roe)

    in white wine garlic sauce

 

PENNE AL SALMONE (PINK sauce)                                                                            23.00

    Penne pasta with fresh salmon, onions and rugola in cream and tomato sauce

 

FUSILLI NASSA                                                                                                             22.00

    Corkscrew shaped pasta with shrimp in a reduction of cream and tomato sauce

    with garlic a tiny touch of red chili flakes

 

PENNE NORCINA                                                                                                         22.00

    Penne pasta with lean ground veal sausage in a reduction of cream and tomato sauce

  

                                                            RISO

 

RISOTTO ai PORCINI (RED sauce)                                                                             24.00

    Italian Arborio rice with porcini mushroom in tomato sauce   

 

RISOTTO ai PORCINI (WHITE sauce)                                                                         24.00

    Italian Arborio rice with porcini mushroom in Parmesan cheese sauce

 

RISOTTO MARE (RED sauce)                                                                                      24.00

    Italian Arborio rice with Manila clams, P.E.I black mussels, shrimp, calamari,

    snow crab claw, garlic, parsley and a touch of red chili flakes in tomato sauce

 

RISOTTO MARE (WHITE sauce)                                                                                  24.00

    Italian Arborio rice with Manila clams, P.E.I black mussels, shrimp, calamari,

    snow crab claw, garlic, parsley and a touch of red chili flakes in white wine sauce

 

 

                                            PASTA SUBSTITUTIONS (gluten free)

 

 

QUINOA  SPAGHETTI                                                                                                     3.00

    Contains rice flour and royal quinoa only. From Bolivia (by Andean Dream)

    Organic, kosher, gluten - wheat - corn - soy and nuts free

 

QUINOA  ZITI                                                                                                                   3.00

    Contains rice flour and royal quinoa only. From Bolivia (by Andean Dream)

    Organic, kosher, gluten - wheat - corn - soy and nuts free

 

 

BROWN RICE FUSILLI                                                                                                    2.00

    Gluten and wheat free. Contains organic brown rice only

 

RED LENTIL  GROOVED PENNE                                                                                   4.00

     Made with 100% red lentils. Organic, gluten, soy and nuts  free. (by Tolerant).

 

 

ZINGUINE  (made of 100% fresh zucchine)                                                                     4.00

 

                                             SECONDI MEATS AND POULTRY

 

PETTO di POLLO PAILLARD                    (free range)                                                  25.00

     Boneless, skinless, pounded, grilled breast of chicken, seasoned with a touch of garlic

     and rosemary, served with rosemary roasted potatoes and sautéed mixed vegetables

 

PETTO di POLLO PIZZAIOLA                   (free range)                                                  25.00

     Boneless, skinless, pounded, breast of chicken, sautéed in tomato with garlic, shallots,

     oregano and wine, served with rosemary roasted potatoes and sautéed mixed vegetables       

 

PETTO di POLLO MILANESE                   (free range)                                                  25.00

     Boneless, skinless, pounded, breaded, breast of chicken,

     served with rosemary roasted potatoes and sautéed mixed vegetables (contains egg)      

 

PETTO di POLLO PICCATA                  (free range)                                                      25.00

     Boneless, skinless, pounded, breast of chicken sautéed in lemon and butter sauce

     served with rosemary roasted potatoes and sautéed mixed vegetables (contains egg)      

 

VEAL CHOP MILANESE    (natural veal)                                                                       48.00

     Thinly pounded, breaded, pan fried veal chop, served with rosemary roasted potatoes,

     fresh chopped tomatoes and basil   (contains egg)

 

VEAL SCALOPPINE ai FUNGHI               (natural veal - gluten free)                           32.00

     Medallions of veal, sautéed with a white wine mushroom sauce,

     served with rosemary roasted potatoes and sautéed mixed vegetables

 

VEAL SCALOPPINE al MARSALA           (natural veal - gluten free)                           32.00

   Medallions of veal, sautéed with Marsala sauce,

    served with rosemary roasted potatoes and sautéed mixed vegetables

 

VEAL SCALOPPINE PICCATA                 (natural veal - gluten free)                           32.00

     Medallions of veal, sautéed with white wine, lemon and butter sauce,

     served with rosemary roasted potatoes and sautéed mixed vegetables 

 

TAGLIATA di MANZO (12 oz.)                  (certified angus natural)                               44.00

     Sliced New York steak, dressed with balsamic sauce, (olive oil, raw garlic, lemon basil)

     served on a bed of rugola, with sautéed spinach and rosemary roasted potatoes

 

ZUPPA di PESCE in GUAZZETTO                                                                                30.00

     Manila clams, P.E.I black mussels, calamari, shrimp, snow crab claw and fresh fish in

     a lightly spicy tomato sauce. served with garlic bread

 

 

                                           FISH AND SHELLFISH

 

SALMON  (wild Alaskan from mid May to end of October)                                            30.00 

          (Atlantic from Nov to mid May)

White wine oven baked and served with roasted rosemary potatoes

     and sautéed mix vegetables

 

JUMBO SHRIMP                                                                                                            40.00

Butterflied and grilled, served with roasted rosemary potatoes and   

mixed vegetables

 

BRANZINO MEDITERRANEO                                                                                       37.00

Mediterranean striped bass, baked with white wine, a touch of

rosemary and garlic, served with roasted rosemary potatoes and

spinach sautéed with garlic and red chili flakes

 

 

 

                                              CONTORNI  / SIDES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SAUTEED                                                                                                                     

         

       Sautéed CARROTS                                                                                             6.00

       Sautéed BROCCOLI                                                                                            6.00

       Sautéed YELLOW SQUASH                                                                               6.00

       Sautéed BABY SPINACH                                                                                    6.00

       Sautéed SWEET PEAS                                                                                       6.00

       Sautéed ASPARAGUS                                                                                        9.00

 

STEAMED                                                                                                                     

      

       Steamed CARROTS                                                                                           6.00

       Steamed BROCCOLI                                                                                          6.00

       Steamed YELLOW SQUASH                                                                              6.00

       Steamed BABY SPINACH                                                                                  6.00

       Steamed SWEET PEAS                                                                                      6.00

       Steamed ASPARAGUS                                                                                       9.00

 

Also

 

ROSEMARY ROASTED POTATOES                                                                        6.00

FRESH CHOPPED TOMATOES and BASIL                                                             6.00

 

 

                                                                                                                         

                                                       DESSERTS

 

HOMEMADE DECAF TIRAMISU'                                                                            7.00

MIXED ITALIAN COOKIES                                                                                      7.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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