Among Our Many Homemade Fall & Winter Soups We Offer:
Roasted Butternut Squash
Cream Of Wild Mushroom
Cream Of Tomato
The Following Is A Non-Inclusive Sample List Of The Type Of Seasonal Blackboard Appetizers We Offer:
Animelle sauteed sweetbreads wrapped in bacon served with arrabbiata sauce
Pancetta Grassa slow-cooked pork belly rolled & stuffed with rapini, chili pepper & garlic. served with crostini
Burratta burrata mozzarella with proscuitto di parma drizzled with pesto
Capesante bay scallops topped with crispy pork belly atop a pumpkin & red pistachio pesto.
Coda Alla Vaccinara braised ox tail in a rich tomato sauce
Calamari Fritte venetian-style fried calamari.
Cozze steamed pei mussels with chorizo in a spicy tomato broth.
Costicine braised short rib atop grilled polenta with au jus.
Mozzarella Fritta off-the-brick fried mozzarella with a spicy tomato dipping sauce.
Polpette Di Granchio homemade crab cakes with a honey mustard dipping sauce.
Midollo baked bone marrow served with rock salt, lemon zest & olive oil.
Ostriche Al Forno baked oysters with sautéed spinach, chipotle, fontina & rock salt.
Arancini lightly fried risotto ball with a warm meat, pea & melted mozzarella center. served with spicy pomodoro sauce
Polenta E Funghi grilled polenta topped with sautéed wild mushroom in a light mushroom cream sauce.
Polipo grilled octopus & potato, chili, drizzled with aged balsamic.
The Following Is A Non-Inclusive Sample List Of The Type Of Seasonal Blackboard Entrees We Offer:
Scottadito Con Pancetta grilled lamb chops wrapped in pancetta and pan seared in a garlic -infused olive oil. served with grilled asparagus or sautéed spinach
Ravioli Di Zucca butternut squash ravioli in a brown-butter sage sauce with chunk lobster, topped with crispy fried sage.
Tortellini Montovani giant porcini-stuffed tortellini with caramelized onion, speck & asparagus in a white truffle cream sauce.
Gnocchi Coniglio homemade gnocchi in a rich & savory rabbit ragu.
Pollo Arrostito roasted thyme-seasoned chicken over a bed of papardelle in a sweet & tangy orange infused, olive oil & garlic sauce.
Bistecca Con L’osso rib-eye on the bone served with roasted rosemary potatoes.
Filetto In Trifola filet mignon topped with porcini mushrooms & black truffle. served with seasonal vegetables or duck fat french fries.
Cappellacci Anatra cappellacci pasta stuffed with roasted duck & cranberry served in a portobello mushroom sauce
Caramelle homemade pasta stuffed with osso bucco served in a tomato sauce.
Cavatelli Salsiccia cavetelli pasta with italian sausage, mushrooms & spinach in a tomato cream sauce.
Vitello Milanese bone-in lightly breaded veal chop topped with arugula & cherry tomatoes.
San Pietro Alla Griglia pan seared then grilled monk fish infused with parsley, lemon & olive oil served with roasted bell pepper
Involtini Di Pollo thinly sliced breast of chicken rolled & stuffed with grilled asparagus & fontina cheese. served with roasted veggies.
Parmigiana Di Melanzane venetian-style (creamy, not heavily breaded) grilled eggplant parmegiano in a savory pomodoro sauce
Tagliolini D’anatra fresh tagliolini with crispy duck and sautéed shitake mushrooms.
Filetto Grigliato our very own, pizza rustica signature-cut, bone-in rib-eye. served with your choice of seasonal veggies & truffle fries or pasta.
Costexine dry-rubbed grilled back pork ribs drizzled with lemon. served with grilled zucchini & roasted rosemary potatoes.
Braciola Al Vino roasted pork chop in a white wine cherry tomato sauce served with thyme mashed potatoes & seasonal grilled veggies.
Le Pizze Della Casa new this year, we offer a variety of blackboard specialty pizzas including toppings of lobster, pesto shrimp, pancetta & fried eggs, caramelized onions, grilled asparagus, lardo, prosciutto, grilled calamari, crab, crispy duck, & so much more!
Caprese fresh mozzarella, tomato slices & basil drizzled with our basil-infused extra virgin olive oil
Noci E Frutta 'pecan cranberry' mixed greens, roasted pecans, dried cranberries, tomatoes, red onion, & carrots tossed in our sweet honey mustard dressing
Caesare crisp romaine, aged parmesan & homemade croutons in our caesar dressing
add grilled chicken
Pollo E Pesto 'pesto chicken' warm, wilted baby spinach, grilled pesto chicken, carrots, tomatoes, red onion, goat cheese
Mista mixed greens tossed in our aged balsamic vinaigrette
Zuppa Del Giorno homemade ‘soup of the day’
Choose A Blackboard Pasta Entrée Or Create Your Own. Choose Penne, Linguine Or Spaghetti, Then Add A Homemade Sauce. For Fresh Papardelle, Meat Tortellini, Artichoke Ravioli, Or Gnocchi Add $1; Grilled Chicken, Crumbled Sausage, Or Meatballs $2.50; Artichokes, Black Or Green Olives, Green Or Red Peppers, Jalepeños, Mushrooms, Spinach, Tomatoes, Or Zucchini $2.
Pomodoro fresh tomato sauce
Amatriciana fresh tomato sauce with sauteed onions, pancetta (italian bacon) & chili pepper
Salsa Rosa tomato cream sauce
Bolognese authentic northern italian meat sauce
Arrabbiata spicy red tomato sauce
Quattro Formaggi decadent four cheese sauce
Alfredo parmesan cream sauce
Lasagne homemade meat or vegetarian
Soda coke, coke zero, diet coke, sprite, sprite zero, ginger ale
Sparkling aranciata (orange), limonata (lemon)
Teas 100% natural iced or hot tea in assorted flavors
americano, espresso or macchiato
Every Dish Here, Pizza Included, Is Made-To-Order With Homemade, Fresh Ingredients. Your Patience Is Very Much Appreciated.
La Pizza Della Casa
Slice (Wknd Lunch) / Half / Whole. Oven Baked Rustic Pizza Cooked-To-Order On Homemade Crust. Artichoke, Basil, Black Or Green Olives, Bleu Cheese, Garlic, Green Pepper, Jalepeño, Ham, Mushroom, Onion, Pepperoni, Pineapple, Red Pepper, Sausage, Spinach, Tomato, Zucchini. Pizza Sizes. For A Handy Visual, Our ‘Whole’ Pizza Is About The Size Of A Large Cookie Sheet, A ‘Half’ About Half That. A ‘Slice’ Is Approx. 6" X 5", Cut Into Six Small Squares.
Extra addt'l topping
Marinara no cheese; tomato sauce, diced tomato & roasted garlic
Margherita fresh tomato, mozzarella & basil (try it with crumbled sausage)
Rustica salami, provolone, marinated mushrooms, mayo
Pollo Grigliato 'grilled chicken' with melted provolone & tomatoes, drizzled with our homemade garlic pesto sauce
Pizza Rustica, So Much More Than Pizza! Neighborhood Rustic Northern Italian Eatery Blackboard Menus, Beer, Wine, Cocktail Bar, Cool Neighborhood Vibe.
Local, Domestic & Import Craft Beers
Apple Cider samuel smith’s organic cider. effervescent & light; semi-sweet, crisp apple flavor. samuel smith old brewery, north yorks, england
Ginger Beer crabbie’s. why drink soda when there’s beer? (great in cocktails too, see our cocktail page). john crabbie & co., edinburgh, scotland
German-Style Pilsener stiegl pils. light & clean with a decent bitter-hop kick on the finish. stiegl brewery, salzburg, austria
Traditional American Pale Lager anchor california lager. light, bready malt flavor; no bitterness or fruit; more depth of flavor, complexity & character than a modern apl. anchor brewing co., san francisco, california
Premium Lager / Munich Helles Lager spaten. the malt profile of a lager with the hop character of a pilsner (without the bitter kick on the finish). tasty. spaten-franziskaner bräu, bavaria
Doppelbock / Strong Dark Lager * moretti la rossa. dark, smooth & fairly rich; sweet toasty malts. very drinkable and, well, italian. birra moretti brewery, udine, italy.
Belgian-Style IPA * la fin du monde ‘the end of the world’. luscious & complex; succulent fruit sweetness & silky spiciness throughout; crisp, semi-dry finish. unibroue brewery, chambly, canada
Belgian Strong Pale Ale delirium tremens. bursting carbonation; silky smooth with a touch of spice; surprisingly light & crisp; perfectly balanced; slightly dry, lingering finish. brouwerji huyghe, melle, belgium
American Porter * founders porter. rich roasted malts; dark chocolate & roasted coffee flavors; lingering bitter espresso finish. founders brewing co., grand rapids, michigan
English Oatmeal Stout * samuel smith’s oatmeal stout. silky smooth, sweet roasted malts; complex medium-dry palate; bittersweet finish. samuel smith old brewery, north yorks, england
Le Birre Alla Spina beers on tap. a revolving selection of local, national & international craft brews on tap. ask your server for the deets. worldwide
Rotante Selezione Di Birra rotating beer selection. a rotating selection of craft, limited edition & hard-to-find beers on our bar blackboard - take a look. worldwide
Dancing Buffalo savory effervescence - prosecco, st. germaine, fresh lemon juice, buffalo trace bourbon, basil leaf. (think you don’t like bourbon? try this! it adds a rich, savory flavor to the prosecco - you’ll be amazed by it.)
Twisted G & T an herbal twist on a classic - north shore distiller's no. 6 gin, st. germain, fresh lemon juice, tonic, lemon twist.
Rum D’ Oro (golden rum punch) punch with a kick - flor de caña dark rum, triple sec, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, lime.
The Classics made with premium house spirits - negroni, manhattans, old fashioned, vodka / gin martinis, & just ask.
Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer, Squeezed Limes &
Dark & Stormy: Flor De Caña Or Cap’t Morgan Spiced Rum Brown & Stormy: Maker’s Mark, Buffalo Trace Bourbon Or Bulleit Rye Foghorn: Hendricks, North Shore No. 6 Or 11, Ransom, Or Tanqueray Gin Moscow Mule: Tito’s, North Shore Sol, Belv. Citrus, Or Kettle One Vodka Mexican Mule: Fortaleza Añejo Or Patrón Silver Tequila Spiced Mule: Aquavit Private Reserve.
Rocks, Neat Or Shots choose any premium house spirit
Your Call Highball choose any premium house spirit, up to two non-alcoholic mixes & a garnish
After Dinner Sippers frangelico, amaretto, bailey’s, patrón xo café, st. germaine, limoncello, sambuca, amaro, regular or sage grappa
Spiked Coffees & Teas spike coffee, espresso, cappuccino, or hot tea with any after dinner sipper or premium spirit
Our Drinks Are Made To Order With Freshly Squeezed Juices, Freshly Muddled Fruits & Veg, & Hand-Picked Herbs. Your Patience Is Very Much Appreciated.
Prosecco - ‘Italian Sparkling’ villa verga doc. sparkling; light & fresh; delicate acidity; hints of floral notes; tart lime-citrus finish. veneto, italy
Semi-Dry Riesling clean slate. ever-so-slightly sweet; notes of fresh peach & clean-slate (literally!); hints of spice; crisp acidity. cool & sophisticated. mosel river valley, germany
House White falesco est! est! est! a smooth, easy drinking, well balanced table-white blend. lazio, italy
Trebbiano (For Pinot Grigio Lovers!) zenato lugana di san benedetto doc. bright lemony citrus notes; well balanced with a touch of tangy acidity. soft, smooth finish. veneto, italy
Verdejo-Viura-Sauvignon Blanc telmo rodriguez basa. a beautiful blend; layers of stony mineral notes, tropical fruits, lemongrass, grapefruit. complex & delicious. rueda, spain
Chardonnay paraiso. full & round soft fruits; touch of acidity; fabulous toasty oak & smoky char flavors develop as it warms. downright luscious. santa lucia highlands, california
Chianti la ginestra docg. slight fruit & spice notes; mouth-drying finish. works better with food than as a stand-alone sipper. tuscany, italy
Pinot Noir deloach vineyards. fruit & spice upfront; smooth, clean finish. a fairly uncomplicated, easy drinking pinot noir. russian river valley, california
Valpolicella zenato classico superiore doc. less acidity than chianti with a bit more tangy red & black fruit; earthy undertones; nice grip & concentration. veneto, italy
Grenache-Syrah-Mourverdre hahn gsm. seriously, you’ll immediately want to stick a nipple on this one & suck the entire bottle down. central coast, california
Malbec bodegas nieto senetiner reserva. gorgeous, rich & smoky; dense, dark fruit notes. distinguished & sensual. mendoza, argentina
Merlot-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Syrah-Grenache milbrandt vineyards merlot. rich & round; dark red & black fruits with a hint of vanilla; lots of structure; beautifully clean finish. columbia valley, washington
Cabernet Sauvignon seven hills. full, bright red & black fruits; rich, spicy oak; polished, clean finish. a perfect cab. columbia valley, washington
Merlot-Cabernet maculan brentino igt. the luscious, velvety fruit from merlot is perfectly balanced with the firm, clean finish of cabernet. veneto, italy
Zinfandel old vine red lot 57. robust, perfectly balanced red fruit; sweet earth & spice add complexity & sophistication. sonoma, california
Shiraz ben glaetzer’s heartland. rich dark fruit flavors; vibrant, juicy acidity; black pepper spice on the lingering finish. intense, smooth, elegant. southern australia, australia