DINNER MENU
 
Antipasti
Field Greens
with trebbiano vinaigrette
$11
Straciatella
with Gianfranco Becchina Olio Verde Nuovo
$16
Beet Salad
with local o.u. farms pistachios and ricotta salata
$15
Little Gem Salad
with grilled cipollinis and anchovy vinaigrette
$14
Grilled Octopus
with 'fagioli marinati' and spicy limoncello vinaigrette
$21
Citrus & Heirloom Radicchio Salad
with Fennel and Blood Orange Vinaigrette
$15
Warm Lamb's Tongue
with chanterelles and a 3-minute egg
$17
Country Style Pate
with squash agrodolce and spicy pumpkin seeds
$18
Crispy Pork Trotter
with greens "alla" Toscana and chianti vinegar
$16
B&B House Cured Salumi $16
Warm Tripe "alla" Romana $15
Calamari and Seppie Fritti $19
 
Primi
Tagliatelle
with parsnips and guanciale
$26
Pizzichi
with cauliflower ragu and pancetta
$25
Capellacci di Zucca
with winter squash, almonds and sage
$26
Spaghetti
with Spicy budding chives, sweet garlic and one-pound lobster
$36
Bucatini "all'amatriciana"
with guanciale, hot pepper and pecorino
$32
Homemade Orecchiette
with spicy lamb sausage and rapini
$25
Black Spaghetti
with uni and jalapeno pesto
$28
Bone Marrow Ravioli
with osso bucco ragu
$32
Linguine
with clams, pancetta and hot chili
$33
Stinging Nettle Garganelli
with lamb ragu
$26
Mint Love Letters
with merguez sausage
$26
Gnocchi
with oxtail ragu
$31
Parpadelle Bolognese $28
 
Secondi
Whole Grilled Branzino
with herb and fennel salad
$42
Spicy Two Minute Calamari
'sicilian lifeguard style'
$29
Olive Oil Fried Quail
with mustard greens and marscapone polenta
$37
Rabbit Porchetta
with carrot sformato, sunflower and crispy confit
$38
Crispy Sweetbreads
with Italian butternut squash and wickson apples
$36
Grilled New York Strip
with arugula, parmigiano reggiano and aceto manodori
$41
Steak Tagliata
with fingerling potatoes "alla Toscana" and porcini mustard
$39
Short Rib "Al Barolo"
with anson mills polenta and horseradish
$38
Grilled Pork Chop
with quince mostarda and mustard greens
$39
Veal Chop
with b&b pancetta, spinach, and torpedo onions
$55
Roasted Lamb Shoulder
with scarlet runner beans, tomatoes and olives
$36
Lamb Saddle
with rutabaga puree, red veined sorrel and pickled onion
$36
Grilled Ribeye for Two
with roasted potatoes and aceto manodori
$120
 
Contorni
Di Cecco Broccoli
with peperoncino and garlic
$9
Roasted Cauliflower
with anchovy and capers
$9
Sauteed Italian Greens
with roasted shallots
$9
Brussels Sprouts
with lardo and lemon
$9
Roasted Potatoes
with roasted shallots
$9
 
Pasta Tasting Menu - "Mario's Classics"
Tasting menu $99 per person - Wine Pairing $75 per person
Tagliatelle with Chanterelles and Parmigiano Reggiano
suggested pairing: Bastianich, "Vespa Bianco" 2011
 
Goat Cheese Tortelloni with Dried Orange and Wild Fennel Pollen
suggested pairing: Scarbolo, "Ramato XL" Pinot Grigio 2010
 
Alberto’s Pyramids with San Marzano “Passato”
suggested pairing: San Felice, Rosso di Montalcino 2011
 
Beef Cheek Ravioli with Black Truffles and Crushed Duck Liver
suggested pairing: La Mozza “Aragone” 2008
 
Foie Gras Ravioli with Balsamic and Brown Butter
suggested pairing: Broadbent, Colheita Madeira 1996
 
Handrolled Pasta Sfoglia with Sage Pastry Cream  
Chocolate Budino with Warm Chocolate
suggested pairing: Luigi Giusti "Visciola" NV
 
 
Traditional Tasting Menu
Tasting Menu $105 per person - Wine Pairing $99per person Tasting Menus require the participation of the entire table.
Veal Loin Carpaccio with Parmigiano Reggiano
suggested pairing: Ca'del Bosco, Franciacorta Cuvee Prestige, NV
 
Tortellini in Brodo
suggested pairing: Abbazia di Novacella, Schiava, 2011
 
Tordelli di Toscana with Black Pepper and Pecorino
suggested pairing: Ferrando La Torrazzas, Canavese, 2011
 
Squab "Al Mattone" with Chanterelles and Truffle Crema Frita
suggested pairing: Scarbolo, Campo del Viotto, 2011
 
Caprino al Tartufo
suggested pairing: Movia, Sauvignon, 2009
 
Lemon Semifreddo with Pistachios and Pomegranate  
Truffle Chessecake with Local Desert Honey
suggested pairing: Vietti, Moscato d'Asti, 2012
 

Menus and wine lists are representative only and certain items may change based on availability.