FATHER’S DAY MENU
$55.00 per person (five-course)
$25.00 per child under 12 years old (three-course)
APPETIZERS (choose one)
Mussels and Clams Pernod
Mussels and baby Cockle clams sauteed with garlic and house-made Pernod infused San Marzano tomato sauce with a touch of cream. Served with house-made freselle.
Escarole and white beans, braised with extra virgin olive oil, house-made vegetable broth, garlic and bread, finished in the wood-burning oven with Grana Padano cheese.
A nonna's Meatball
(voted Best in the state, by Connecticut Magazine) Handmade and tender Black Angus, with a touch of parmesan cheese, just like A nonna made. Served in our warm San Marzano tomato sauce with caramelized onions and a dollop of locally produced hand-packed ricotta
Calamari, seasoned flour and cornmeal, fried in canola oil. Served with warm marinara and our lemon aioli.
Our Calamari and hot cherry pepper appetizer, prepared in the style of our beloved Amalfi Coast, dusted in seasoned flour, fried in canola oil, then sauteed with garlic, caper berries and tossed in our San Marzano tomato sauce.
PASTAS (choose one)
Homemade pappardelle pasta with a jumbo shrimp braised in a light cream and egg sauce with pancetta, peas and parmesan
Penne pasta tossed in our San Marzano tomato sauce and fresh basil with locally produced fresh mozzarella
Bow tie pasta in a light sauce of button, cremini, portobello and porcini mushrooms, prosciutto, cream and Marsala wine
Linguine Pesto con Gamberi
Linguine noodles, tossed with our basil and garlic pesto, roasted asparagus , sun-dried tomatoes and a braised jumbo shrimp
Linguine pasta tossed with chunks of salmon in a light sauce of San Marzano tomatoes, capers, caramelized onions, black olives, white wine and extra virgin olive oil
SALADS (choose one)
Baby arugula tossed with heirloom tomatoes, lemon, extra virgin olive oil, finished with shaved Grana Padano cheese
The classic salad of Capri. Slices of tomato and locally produced fresh Mozzarella, drizzled with olive oil, sprinkled with sea salt and freshly ground pepper
Organic mixed baby greens, gorgonzola cheese, seasonal fruit, dried cranberries, toasted almonds, limoncello vinaigrette
ENTRÉES (choose one)
Melanzane alla Parmigiana
Thin cutlets of eggplant, breaded and pan fried in canola oil, layered with locally produced, hand packed ricotta cheese enveloped in our basil-scented marinara sauce, finished with locally produced melted mozzarella and grated parmesan cheese then roasted in our brick oven.
Pollo alla Parmigiana
Butterflied chicken breast, lightly breaded, and sautéed. then topped with our house made, basil-scented marinara, locally produced fresh mozzarella, and Grana Padano cheese, baked in a wood-burning oven
Italian Sunday Dinner
The traditional Sunday dinner of our past. A nonna's tender meatball, local Italian sausage and eggplant rolatini served in our San Marzano tomato sauce with penne pasta
Pan-seared in a white wine, lemon and butter sauce with capers and artichoke hearts
Steak, char-grilled to your liking, topped with sauteed assorted organic mushrooms in a light marsala cream sauce finished with white truffle oil.
DESSERTS (choose one)
The quintessential chilled custard with a caramelized sugar topping.
A classic, Italian melange of espresso-marsala soaked ladyfingers, dusted with cocoa, then layered with Mascarpone and freshly whipped cream.
Chocolate Coconut Bites
Tender coconut layered in between layers of dark chocolate.
COFFEES & TEAS (choose one)