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.

Pane cotto

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 Fritti

Calamari, seasoned flour and cornmeal, fried in canola oil. Served with warm marinara and our lemon aioli.

Sicilian Calamari

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)

 Gamberi Carbonara

Homemade pappardelle pasta with a jumbo shrimp braised in a light cream and egg sauce with pancetta, peas and parmesan

Penne Caprese

Penne pasta tossed in our San Marzano tomato sauce and fresh basil with locally produced fresh mozzarella

Farfalle Funghi

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 Calabrese

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)

Arugula Salad

Baby arugula tossed with heirloom tomatoes, lemon, extra virgin olive oil, finished with shaved Grana Padano cheese

Caprese Salad

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

Basta Salad

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

Branzino Piccata

Pan-seared in a white wine, lemon and butter sauce with capers and artichoke hearts

Bistecca Funghetti

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)

Creme Brulee

The quintessential chilled custard with a caramelized sugar topping.

Tiramisu

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)

Cappuccino  

Espresso  

Coffee

Tea