248-288-0220
220 S. Main St.
Clawson, MI 48017

Dinner Menu

October  2017  

A n t i p a s t i …

Calamari Romagna     (gluten free upon request)
Fresh squid sauteed with white wine, crushed tomatoes, raisins, capers, pine nuts & farro

Fritelle  (vegetarian)
Eva’s cauliflower fritter recipe accented with garlic & herbs, pan fried in olive oil served with a warm tomato caponata & garlic-herb aioli

Torta di zucca                                                                                                                                                                                       Savory butternut squash, caramelized onion and ricotta tart served warm with citrus,                                                 walnuts & fried sage                                                                                                      

Acciughe       (gluten free upon request)
Chilled marinated white anchovies atop a rustic parsley dressing

Formaggio           (vegetarian/gluten free)
Assorted cheeses with wine soaked cherries & honeycomb

Salumi        (gluten free upon request)
Imported cured meats with house pickled vegetables & whole grain mustard

Olive     (vegan/gluten free)
Warm roasted olives accented with citrus & spice

 

Z u p p a/I n s a l a t a …

Zuppa
Seasonal inspiration (your server will inform you of this evening’s selection)

Carota e ficchi     (vegetarian)
Warm roasted carrot salad with feta, dried figs, toasted hazelnuts, citrus vinaigrette & arugula

Insalata della Casa         (vegetarian)
Gourmet greens, golden raisins, goat-milk gorgonzola cheese & toasted pine nuts,
dressed with our house vinaigrette

 

P  i  a  t  t  i      P  r  i  n  c  i  p  a  l  i …

 

Pollo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pan seared Otto Farms chicken breast with a pan sauce finished with orange juice & balsamic;  served with roasted rapini & fingerling potatoes

Osso Bucco                                                                                                                                                                                  NEW*  Classic braised veal shank with our updated versions on accompaniments:                            Red wine & mushroom sauce, roasted Pumpkin Risotto, sundried tomato gremolata                                        

Ragu di Coniglio
A light and fragrant ragu of rabbit, fennel, carrots, raisins & wine;  served over delicate ribbons of crepes tossed in butter, thyme & orange zest finished with pecorino cheese studded with black truffle

Tagliatelle autunno
Hand-cut tagliatelle tossed with a smoked tomato Bolognese with roasted red pepper & house-made pork sausage,  topped with a dollop of creamy ricotta

Gnocchi     (vegetarian upon request)
Light ricotta dumplings prepared with seasonal ingredients

Pesci crostosi con pistachio           (gluten free upon request)
Pan seared fresh wild caught sea bass encrusted with pistachios is accompanied by garbanzo beans sautéed with garlic & mint,  garnished with crumbled goat cheese, citrus & sea salt butter

 

D o l c i …

 

Torta  di Noce
Ventian  walnut cake glazed with bitter chocolate ganache, paired with a whipped butternut-caramel mousse

Affogato            (gluten free upon request)
Mascarpone vanilla gelato ‘drowned’ with espresso

Salumi di Cioccolata     
Dark chocolate pate with grand manier, butter & espresso, studded with pistachios, dried apricots & dried cherries; served with toasted ciabatta bread that has been dusted with cinnamon & sugar

Biscotti   
Assortment of housemade Italian cookies, caramel & chocolate

Sorbetto ~ Gelato   7

Concord grape sorbet
Caramel-fennel-sea salt gelato
Mascarpone-vanilla gelato
Cider Gelato                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

 

Ask your server about menu items that are cooked to order or served raw
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, shellfish, or eggs, may increase your risk of food borne illness.
Menu items are subject to change due to availability of product, as we source our directly from independent producers
*A gratuity of 20% may be added to parties of 6 or more; Checks cannot be split more than 4 ways for your convenience