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 LUNCH MENU
 
ANTIPASTI

Baby Beet Salad with Sweet Peas, Pickled Rhubarb and Pecorino di Fossa  $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 Rhubarb Mostarda  $17

Mozzarella di Bufala with Babbo Coppa  $14

Grilled Quail with Shaved Fennel and Lardo  $16

Culatello with Pickled Fiddle Head Ferns  $18

 

  

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 Stinging Nettle Pesto and Salami Calabrese  $18

Bucatini all’Amatriciana  $19

Pork “Francobolli” with Charred Ramps and Smoked Ricotta  $20

Penne with Braised Rabbit, Asparagus and Pine Nut Gremolata  $20

   

SECONDI

Crispy Branzino with Sweet Peas, Barley and Pea Vinaigrette  $23

Sea Scallops with Grilled Asparagus, Morels and Sorrel Pesto  $24

Pan Seared Grouper with Caponata and Salsa Verde  $24

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

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

Hanger Steak with Ramps, Oyster Mushrooms and Porcini Mustard  $24

Lamb Belly “alla Piastra” with Baby Artichokes and Sweet Onion “Farrotto” $23 

Grilled Heritage Pork Loin with Charred Red Onions, Lentils and Carrot Vinaigrette $23 

 

CONTORNI

Rapini with Roasted Garlic  $10

Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary  $10

Sweet Peas with Pancetta $10    

Babbo Greens with Roasted Shallots  $10

Sweet Onion and Baby Artichoke “Farrotto”  $10

 

 
SPECIALS

Asparagus “Milanese” with Duck Egg and Parmigiano  $15

Spaghettini with Fresh Black Truffles and Parmigiano $75

Guinea Hen “alla Cacciatora” with Braised Escarole  $23

 

 

Tasting Menu 

Poached Baby Artichokes with Eggplant Caponata and Mint

Pietracupa, Greco di Tufo 2013

 

Pork “Francobolli” with Charred Ramps and Smoked Ricotta

Giuseppe Mascarello “Toetto” Langhe Freisa 2010

 

Soft Shell Crab with Roasted Spring Vegetables, Crushed Favas and Almonds

Graci, Etna Rosso 2012

 

Olive Oil Cake and Gelato — Capezzana Extra Virgin Olive Oil +NaCl

Barberani “Calcaia” Muffa Nobile, Orvieto Classico Superiore 2007

 

$49 per person*

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

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

 
CELEBRATION OF UMBRIA AND BLACK TRUFFLES 

Porcini Carpaccio with Poached Peas, Pecorino Fonduta and Fresh Black Truffles

Scacciadiavoli, Sagrantino Brut NV

 

Spaghettini with Parmigiano and Fresh Black Truffles

Paolo Bea, “San Valentino” 2009

 

Pancetta Ripiena with Crispy Artichokes and Fresh Black Truffles

Perticaia, Montefalco Sagrantino 2010

 

$69 per person*

(“Reserva Wine Pairing” $40 per person — As listed above)

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