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 LUNCH MENU
 
ANTIPASTI

Baby Beet Salad with Sweet Corn, Heirloom Cherry Tomato and Pecorino di Fossa  $15

Summer Beans “Milanese” with Duck Egg and Parmigiano  $15

Arugula Salad with Wild Mushrooms, Parmigiano and Aceto Tradizionale  $15

Crostini Napoletani with Ricotta, Sardines and Dandelion Greens $12

Steamed Cockles in Red Chili Brodetto with Green Onion Fett’unta  $15

Calamari “alla Piastra” with White Beans and Hot Peppers  $16

Gamberoni all’ “Acqua Pazza” Fresh Mediterranean Shrimp in Crazy Water  $15

Prosciutto San Daniele “Riserva” with Horseradish and Fresh Plums  $15

Mozzarella di Bufala with Babbo Bresaola  $14

Grilled Quail with Shaved Fennel and Lardo  $16

 

  

PRIMI

Gnocchi al Telefono with Mozzarella di Bufala  $19

Garganelli with Swiss Chard, Pancetta and Asiago  $19

Linguine with Clams and Hot Chiles  $19

Black Spaghetti with Fennel, Jalapeños and Bottarga  $19

Pappardelle Bolognese  $20

Beef Cheek Ravioli with Black Truffles and Castelmagno  $20

Agnolotti with Brown Butter and Sage  $20

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe Pesto and Salami Calabrese  $18

Bucatini all’Amatriciana  $19

Bavette with Sungold Tomatoes and Opal Basil  $20

   

SECONDI

Crispy Branzino with Summer Squash and Black Olive Tapenade  $25

Pan Seared Halibut with Caponata and Salsa Verde  $24

Grilled Octopus with “Funghi Misti” and Chianti Vinegar  $23

Sea Scallops with Chanterelles, Corn, Black Ceci and Spicy Corn Vinaigrette  $24

Cool Arista “Tonnata” with Marinated Beets and Tuna Sauce  $22

Grilled Skirt Steak with Roasted Potatoes and Black Truffle Vinaigrette  $23

 “Grigliata Mista”  Lamb Chop, Sweetbreads & Beef Tongue with Cipolline and Aceto  $27

Grilled Heritage Pork Loin with Sweet Corn Fregula and Plum Vinaigrette  $23 

 

CONTORNI

Rapini with Roasted Garlic  $8

Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary  $8

Sweet Corn Fregula with Pancetta $8

Babbo Greens with Roasted Shallots  $8

 
SPECIALS

Babbo Caprese with Heirloom Tomatoes and Mozzarella di Bufala  $15

Pork “Francobolli” with Chanterelles and Corn  $22

Hanger Steak with Leeks, Guanciale and Porcini Mustard  $24

   

 

Tasting Menu 

Babbo Caprese with Heirloom Tomatoes and Mozzarella di Bufala

Pietracupa, Greco di Tufo 2013

 

Pork “Francobolli” with Chanterelles and Corn

 Bastianich “Vespa Bianco” 2012

 

Guinea Hen “alla Cacciatora” with Summer Beans

Marisa Cuomo, Furore Rosso 2013

 

Olive Oil Cake and Gelato — DaVero Olive Oil +NaCl

Santa Vittoria, Vin Santo Valdichiana 2009

 

$49 per person*

(Accompanying wines $35 per person — As listed above)

*Our tasting menu requires the participation of the entire table.