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Antipasti

Crostoni alla contadina                  9

toasted Italian country bread topped with smoked mozzarella, prosciutto di Parma

Mozzarella di bufala                      11.5

Bufala milk mozzarella, wine tomato, basil

Gamberetti grigliati con pancetta   10.50

Seared shrimp wrapped with Italian bacon

over cannelini beans

Polpette alla barese                       12

small veal meatballs in tomato sauce

with wilted spinach over polenta

Grigliata di calamari con zucchine  10.5

Grilled calamari over julienned zucchini

and extra virgin olive oil 

Carpaccio di manzo                         11

grass feed thin sliced beef, baby arugola, 36 months old parmigiano cheese

Parmigiana di melenzane                 12

baked eggplant, layered with mozzarella

and parmigiano in tomato sauce

IMPEPATA DI COZZE                             11.50

PEPPERED MUSSELS IN ITS OWN JUICE

 

Salad

Insalatina campestre alla Gioconda  8.5

tEndive, arugola, radicchio and

tomatoes in balsamic vinaigrette

Spinaci con caprino & fragole       9.5

Fresh spinach salad with goat cheese

and strawberry

Insalata mista con gorgonzola, pere

e noci  caramellate                      9.5

Mesculun salad with gorgonzola cheese, pears, caramelized walnuts & balsamic dressing

Insalata di arugola, funghi e scaglie

di parmigiano                               9.5

Arugola salad with mushrooms and shaved Parmesan cheese in a lemon dressing

Insalata con barbabietole              9.5 

Red beets, lentils and flacks of pecorino cheese salad with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic reduction

Insalata di  carciofi                     9.5 

Artichokes with pistacchio and Parmesan flakes

Riccia, pere pecorino Toscano       10.5  

Frisee lettuce, aged Tuscan pecorino cheese, seasonal pear, crispy pancetta and pine nuts tossed in lemon and olive oil dressing

le Paste

FUSILLI alla buttera                   15.5

FRESH FUSILLI with sweet and hot sausages and sweet peas in a light cream and tomato sauce

CALAMARATA AI FRUTTI DI MARE      16.5

CALAMARATA PASTA with mussels, calamari and shrimp in CHERRY TOMATO SAUCE

Lasagne all’Emiliana                   15.5

Homemade lasagna with meat sauce

Ravioli di ricotta, burro e salvia 15.5

Homemade spinach and ricotta cheese ravioli with brown butter and sage

Paccheri alla norma                   15.5

Jumbo Rigatoni with eggplants in tomato sauce and topped with dry aged ricotta 

Bavette al limone, gamberi e

zucchine                                   15.5

Lemon linguine with shrimp, zucchini,

garlic and olive oil

Pappardelle al ragu’ di carne      16

Pappardelle pasta  with short ribs ragout

Tonnarelli  cacio & pepe             14.5

Fresh tonnarelli pasta with pecorino cheese and black pepper

ORECCHIETTE con cime di rapa

e salsiccia                                  14.5

ORECCHIETTE pasta with broccoli rapa, sweet sausage in dry chili pepper

FUSILLI, GORGONZOLA, ASPARAGI E NOCI 15.5

FRESH FUSILLI WITH ASPARAGUS IN WALNUTS AND GORGONZOLA SAUCE

Gnocchi all’amalfitana                 15.5

Homemade potato dumpling with bufala ricotta in tomato and basil sauce 

Tagliatelle alla Bolognese             14.5

Fettuccine with meat sauce 

Spaghetti alla carbonara              15

Spaghetti in egg and pancetta sauce

Tagliolini abbruzzesi                      15.5

Homemade tagliolini with dried porcini mushrooms, prosciutto, fresh tomato,

topped with smoked mozzarella

  gluten free and whole wheat pastas available  upon request 

i Secondi

Branzino alla mediterannea    21

Sauteed  mediterreanean sea bass filet, black olives, capers and CHERRY tomatoes

Salmone alla griglia              18.5

Grilled salmon filet with season vegetables

Bocconcini di pollo ai funghi   18.5

Boneless chicken sautéed with mushroom served with roasted potatoes

Saltimbocca alla romana        19.5

Sautéed veal scaloppina over spinach & topped with fresh mozzarella and Prosciutto di Parma

Scaloppine di vitello al

gorgonzola                            19.5

Sautéed veal scaloppina with porcini mushroom and gorgonzola sauce

Stinco di agnello brasato         21

Braised lamb shank over mushroom risotto

Pollo alla Bolognese                19.5

Breaded chicken breast with Prosciutto di Parma, melted parmigiano, topped with Bolognese sauce

Brasato di bue con risotto        21

braised short rib in red wine with truffle oil risotto

sides  8

Potato puree all’olio tartufato        

Truffle oil potatoes puree

Broccoli al salto       

Sautéed broccoli Rapa in garlic and olive oil

Spinaci al salto        

Wilted baby spinach in garlic and olive oil

Vegetali alla griglia        

Mix grill vegetables

Patate al forno

Country roasted potatoes

ASPARAGI GRATINATI

ASPARAGUS SPEARS BAKED WITH PARMESAN

CHEESE

dessert  8

 

Torta di Capri

chocolate and almond flourless cake 

Crespelle con crema di cioccolato

warm crepes filled with chocolate sauce 

Panna cotta

baked custard with balsamic reduction

Tiramisu della nonna

trifle of ladyfingers, mascarpone

cheese and espresso

Semifreddo di mandorle al cioccolato  

half frozen chocolate and almond cake  

Salumi

By the 1/4 lb.

$12 each/$36 for all

 

Prosciutto Crudo di Parma

Mortadella    D.O.P

Speck   D.O.P

Cacciatorini  

Bresaola   D.O.P

Formaggi

Daily selection of Cheeses

3 for $15 or 5 for $20

 

all our cheese are D.O.P. from Italy

 

Asiago

Gorgonzola

Goat cheese

Parmigiano Reggiano

Pecorino Romano

Taleggio