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DINNER

Antipasti

meatballs with mozzarella, pecorino, marinara & basil
polpette di manzo 9
rice balls stuffed with green peas, tomato sauce
supplì alla romana 9
mozzarella, breaded & fried
mozzarella in carrozza 10
gulf shrimp & calamari, marinara & artichoke dip
fritto misto 15
cream-filled mozzarella, figs & prosciutto
burrata con fichi e Prosciutto di Parma 15
Mediterranean octopus, black olives, potatoes & yam crisps
insalata di polpo 14
mixed spring greens, English cucumbers in light vinaigrette
insalata della casa 7
romaine hearts, Caesar dressing, shaved Parmigiano, croûtons
insalata alla cesarea 7

Pasta

cocoa-infused fettuccine tossed with pecorino romano
cacio e pepe 19
spaghetti with egg, pecorino romano & guanciale
carbonara 16
bucatini with guanciale & onion in a light tomato sauce
amatriciana 16
squid ink fettuccine with mixed seafood in a pizzaiola sauce
fettuccine al nero di seppia 24
semolina gnocchi with housemade sausage ragù
gnocchi alla romana 18
spinach & ricotta cheese ravioli topped with truffle
mushroom & housemade Italian sausage
ravioli con ripieno di salsiccia 24
fettuccine pasta with a meat and tomato sauce
bolognese 19
smoked gnocchi with shrimp in saffron sauce
gnocchi affumicati allo zafferano 23
lasagna with meat sauce
lasagne 16


Pesce

rustic soup with shrimp, clams, mussels
in spicy tomato broth
zuppa di pesce alla romana 25
sous vide lobster tail topped with red onion
fresh tomato & avocado
catalana in vacanza 35
grilled octopus with crispy polenta & cannellini beans
polpo alla griglia 26
salmon fillet on a bed of citrus-braised red cabbage
salmone con cavolo rosso brasato 24
grilled tuna topped with herb vinaigrette over lemon risotto
tonno grigliato al salmoriglio con risotto al limone e Parmigiano 26
Chilean sea bass over chilled bell peppers & mint
branzino cileno con peperonata estiva alla menta 29
whole fish filleted tableside mkt
pesce al forno

Carne

breaded chicken breast with roasted potatoes
mushrooms, mixed greens on the side
cotolette di pollo alla palermitana 19
slowly braised veal shank with polenta & tomato gratin
ossobuco 29
braised lamb shank served with polenta & green beans
stinco d’agnello in umido 27
veal scaloppine with Prosciutto di Parma & fried sage
in white wine sauce, served with sautéed artichoke
saltimbocca alla romana 25

Contorni $7
sautéed mushrooms / roast potatoes
mixed vegetables / sautéed artichokes

Dessert

homemade limoncello-infused tarts 7
crostata di limoncello
grandma’s tiramisù 7
tiramisù fatto in casa
white chocolate mousse 7
mousse bianco all’italiana
hand-made chocolate cannoli with ricotta cheese 7
cannoli con ripieno di cioccolato
Lambrusco-fig tart (for two) 15
crostata al lambrusco e fichi
caramelized apple tart with vanilla gelato 8
torta di mele
vanilla gelato spiked with espresso 7
affogato al caffè
handmade chocolate truffles 7
tartufo al cioccolato

Coffee
espresso/double espresso 3.95/5.95
cappuccino 3.95
caffé latte 3.95
caffé americano 3.95

Liquid Dessert
housemade limoncello 4
Antinori 2015 Vin Santo del Chianti Classico 12
Pellegrino 2016 Passito di Pantelleria 10
Warre’s Otima 10-Year Tawny Port 12
Fonseca Bin 27 Reserve (Ruby) Port 12