220 S. Main St.
Clawson, MI 48017

Dinner Menu

March 2018

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

Taleggio al forno                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tangy Taleggio cheese from the Piedmont region, is wrapped in flaky pastry, baked to order and served with an apricot-walnut sauce and crostini                                                                                                     

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 …

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

Insalata verdure     (vegetarian)
Warm Arugula & shaved fennel dressed with a kalamata olive dressing; accompanied by winter citrus, candied walnuts & baked goat cheese

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 …


Artico Char

Roasted Arctic Char, warm potato-fennel & garlic salad; charred onion & lemon yogurt sauce

Braciola porco con dolce forte

Grilled 14 oz. tomahawk pork chop served atop a creamy mascarpone-polenta with a dolce forte sauce, alongside oven roasted salsify & apples

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

Ravioli del fungo
Saffron-lemon pasta dough with a filling of wild mushrooms & ricotta, tossed in a mushroom-butter sauce, garnished with sauteed mushrooms, chive oil & toasted hazelnuts

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

Pesci crostosi con pistachio           (gluten free upon request)
Pan seared fresh wild caught halibut 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 cherry-caramel mousse

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

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

Assortment of housemade Italian cookies, caramel & chocolate

Sorbetto ~ Gelato   7

Seasonal Sorbetto
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