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

Dinner Menu

June/July  2017

A n t i p a s t i …

Calamari Romagna  11.5    (gluten free upon request)
Fresh squid sauteed with white wine, crushed tomatoes, raisins, capers, pine nuts & farro

Fritelle  10  (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 Formaggio  12  (vegetarian)
Savory Basil & Ricotta cheesecake served with housemade Cabernet grape preserves & crostini

Acciughe   9.5    (gluten free upon request)
Chilled marinated white anchovies atop a rustic parsley dressing

Formaggio   12            (vegetarian/gluten free)
Assorted cheeses with wine soaked cherries & honeycomb

Salumi  13         (gluten free upon request)
Imported cured meats with house pickled vegetables & whole grain mustard

Olive 11    (vegan/gluten free)
Warm roasted olives accented with citrus & spice

 

Z u p p a/I n s a l a t a …

Zuppa 7
Seasonal inspiration (your server will inform you of this evening’s selection)

Ravanello e asparago    12  (vegetarian)
Arugula & watercress paired with a zesty tarragon-yogurt dressing, topped with crunchy almond croutons 

Insalata della Casa  8.5       (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 con rapini e patata                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Pan seared Otto Farms chicken breast with a pan sauce finished with orange juice & balsamic;  served with roasted rapini & fingerling potatoes

Costata d’agnello     38                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rack of Lamb encrusted with buttered breadcrumb, mint & oregano, served with roasted asparagus & two variations of mostardo (a classic Northern Italian fruit and mustard condiment)

Ragu di Coniglio       26
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

Coda di rospo con pomodoro    27
Roasted wild caught Monkfish served over a smoked tomato & cannellini bean stew, topped with a fresh watercress salad 

Gnocchi   27   (vegetarian upon request)
Light ricotta dumplings prepared with seasonal ingredients

Pesci crostosi con pistachio   31.5        (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 …

 

Crostata   11
Lemon genRoasted Rhubarb Tart served warm with mascarpone gelato

Affogato    9             (gluten free upon request)
Mascarpone vanilla gelato ‘drowned’ with espresso

Salumi di Cioccolata     12
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   12
Assortment of housemade Italian cookies, caramel & chocolate

Sorbetto ~ Gelato   7

Lemon-thyme sorbet
Caramel-fennel-sea salt gelato
Mascarpone-vanilla gelato
Blueberry 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