Lighter but equally as tasty midday fare

APPETIZER

PORTABELLA MILANESE ….. $8
Breaded portabella mushroom in white wine, lemon, veal stock and fresh diced tomato

STUFFED ARTICHOKES ….. $9
Artichoke bottoms stuffed with poached Maryland crabmeat in a champagne, dill and dijon cream sauce

LUMACHE ….. $11
Escargot in a traditional garlic parsley and sherry sauce


SOUP & SALAD

CANNELLINI BEAN SOUP ….. $7
Simple Tuscan cannellini bean soup with prosciutto di parma, fresh basil, fresh oregano, EVOO and parmigiano

GRILLED ROMAINE AND SALMON ….. $12
Organic romaine lettuce, pan seared Chilean salmon, mushroom medley in a truffle cream sauce with balsamic reduction

BABY SPINACH & CHICKEN ….. $12
Baby spinach, poached pear, herbed goat cheese, toasted pine nuts in sun-dried tomato vinaigrette

ARCADIAN LETTUCE ….. $7
Mixed arcadian lettuce, cherry tomatoes, black olives and shaved white mushrooms in a balsamic vinaigrette

ITALICA ….. $9
Spinach, endive, roasted red beets, in a sun-dried tomato vinaigrette


PASTA

RIGATONI BOLOGNESE ….. $14
Rigatoni pasta, pork and veal shank ragu with bone marrow in a san marzano tomato sauce, topped with marscapone cheese and orange zest

PAPPARDELLE ALLA VODKA ….. $14
Shallot, prosciutto, fresh basil, san marzano tomato, hot pepper seeds, petite peas , hint of cream

PENNE L’INCANTO ….. $12
Fennel sausage, blend of mushrooms, toasted fennel seeds, san marzano tomato sauce with fresh basil


ENTRÉE

CHICKEN PARMIGIANO ….. $12
Breaded chicken breast topped with san marzano tomato tauce and fresh mozzarella, served over capellini pasta

SHRIMP RIVERA ….. $13
Ecuadorian prawns in prosecco, shallots, fresh basil and diced tomato, dijon and braised baby spinach

SALMON FORNAIO ….. $13
Roasted fillet of Atlantic salmon in a champagne cream and dijon sauce, topped with julienne vegetables

PORK GIAMBOTTA ….. $13
Pork tenderloin medallions, roasted bell peppers, capers, onions, roasted potatoes, white wine and san marzano tomatoes