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LUNCH MENU 
ANTIPASTI

Arugula Salad with Wild Mushrooms, Parmigiano and Aceto Tradizionale  15

Baby Beet Salad with Blood Orange and Castelmagno  15

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 Figs  17

Mozzarella di Bufala with Babbo Coppa  14

Roasted Cauliflower with Rabbit and Figs  15

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 Chiles  19

Black Spaghetti with Fennel, Jalapeños and Bottarga  19

Agnolotti with Brown Butter and Sage  20

Pappardelle Bolognese  21

Pork “Quadretti” with Pumpkin and Porcini  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

Halibut with Caponata and Salsa Verde  24

Crispy Branzino with Roasted Autumn Vegetables and Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette  25

Sea Scallops with Black Lentils and Brown Butter  24

Guinea Hen “alla Cacciatora” with Braised Escarole  23

Grilled Skirt Steak with Roasted Potatoes and Black Truffle Vinaigrette  23

Grilled Heritage Pork Loin with Caramelized Fennel and Blood Orange  23 

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

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

 

CONTORNI

Rapini with Roasted Garlic  8

Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary  8

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta 8

Babbo Greens with Roasted Shallots  8

 
SPECIALS

Duck Egg Sunny-Side Up with Guanciale and White Truffles  80

Pappardelle with White Truffles and Parmigiano  120

Lamb Belly “alla Piastra” with Roasted Pumpkin and Yukon Potatoes  25 

 

Tasting Menu 

Pumpkin Sformato with Babbo Coppa

Majolini “Electo” Franciacorta Brut 2006

 

Pork “Quadretti” with Porcini

Bastianich “Vespa Bianco” Venezia Giulia 2013

 

Guinea Hanger Steak with Celery Root Fregula

Giuseppe Sedilesu “Sartiu” Cannonau di Sardegna 2012

 

Olive Oil Cake and Gelato — DaVero Olive Oil + NaCl

Bibbiano “San Lorenzo” Vin Santo del Chianti Classico 2010

 

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

Pumpkin Budino with Spiced Fat Boy Breadcrumbs and Maple Cream  15

Banana and Walnut Cake with Salted Caramel and Meringue  15

Maple Cheesecake with Pecan Graham Cracker and Crème Fraîche  15

Pistachio and Chocolate Semifreddo  15

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

Biscotti and Cookies  15

Assortment of Gelati and Sorbetti  15

Selection of Three Cheeses  15