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LUNCH MENU 
ANTIPASTI

Arugula Salad with Wild Mushrooms, Parmigiano and Aceto Tradizionale  15

Baby Beet Salad with Sweet Corn and Castelmagno   15

Market Bean “Milanese” with Duck Egg and Parmigiano  16

Crostini Napoletani with Ricotta, Sardines and Dandelion Greens  13

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

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

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

Prosciutto San Daniele “Riserva” with Horseradish and Grapes  17

Mozzarella di Bufala with Babbo Coppa  14

Grilled Quail with Shaved Fennel and Lardo  16

 

PRIMI

Gnocchi al Telefono with Mozzarella di Bufala  19

Fettuccine with House-Made Pancetta and Radicchio  24

Garganelli with Swiss Chard, Pancetta and Asiago  19 

Linguine with Clams and Hot Chilies  19

Black Spaghetti with Fennel, Jalapeños and Bottarga  19

Agnolotti with Brown Butter and Sage  20

Pappardelle Bolognese  21

Pork Belly Pyramids with Sweet Corn and Chanterelles  21

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe Pesto and Salami Calabrese  18

Beef Cheek Ravioli with Black Truffles and Castelmagno  21

Bucatini all’Amatriciana  19

   

SECONDI

Grilled Octopus with “Funghi Misti” and Chianti Vinegar  23

Wild Striped Bass with Caponata and Salsa Verde  24

Sea Scallops with Black Ceci and Sweet Corn Vinaigrette  24

Grilled Skirt Steak with Roasted Potatoes and Black Truffle Vinaigrette  23

Hanger Steak with Chanterelles, Baby Leeks, Guanciale and Porcini Mustard  24

Grilled Heritage Pork Loin with Caramelized Fennel and Plum Vinaigrette  23

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

Lamb Belly “alla Piastra” with Grilled Summer Verdure and Aceto Tradizionale  25

 Guinea Hen “alla Cacciatora” with Braised Escarole  23

 

CONTORNI

Rapini with Roasted Garlic  8

Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary  8

Sweet Corn Fregula  8

Babbo Greens with Roasted Shallots  8

 
SPECIALS

 

Babbo Caprese with Heirloom Tomatoes and Mozzarella di Bufala  16

Tonnarelli Verde with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Gaeta Olives 24

“Agnolotti al Pomodoro”  22

Crispy Branzino with Roasted Summer Squash and Spicy Calabrese Sauce  25

 

Tasting Menu

Socca with Stracchino and Acciughe di Recco

Lusenti “Emiliana” Malvasia Frizzante 2015

 

Pork Belly Pyramids with Chanterelles

Bastianich “Vespa Bianco” Venezia Giulia 2014

 

Guinea Hen “alla Cacciatora”

Damiano Ciolli “Silene” Olevano Romano Superiore 2015

 

Olive Oil Cake and Gelato — Capezzana Olive Oil + NaCl

Librandi “Le Passule” Val di Neto 2008

 

49 per person*

(Accompanying wines 35 per person — As listed above)

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

 
DESSERTS

“Torta Caprese” with “Fior di Latte” and Vincotto  15

Saffron Panna Cotta with Apricot, Saffron Shortbread and Passion Fruit Sorbetto  15

Olive Oil Cake and Gelato — Capezzana Olive Oil, Two Ways + NaCl  17

Buttermilk Budino and Gelato with Strawberry Compote and Almond Sbrisolona  15

Corn Cake with Blackberry and Lime Compote with Sweet Corn Gelato  15

Roasted White Chocolate Cheesecake with Coconut Croccante  15

Pistachio and Chocolate Semifreddo  15

Frutta Fresca  15

Biscotti and Cookies  15

Assortment of Gelati and Sorbetti  15

“Assaggi di Formaggio”  15