Dinner Menu

Pastai Specials

 

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BAR SNACKS & APPETIZERS

ANTIPASTI         1 FOR $8, 3 FOR $21

  • Eggplant caponata with pine nuts, golden raisins
    Mixed Sicilian olives with orange zest, fennel seeds
    Bruschetta with house-made ricotta, crushed pistachios & spicy honey
    Deep fried mozzarella bites with tomato sauce
    Burrata, extra virgin olive oil and roasted peppers
    Deep fried artichokes with Grana Padano cheese
    Bruschetta with tomato, basil, onions and grilled shrimp
    Fried brussels sprouts with pancetta

Tagliere dei formaggi

Tasting of 1, 3, or 5 cheeses – 6/15/23

Piacentinu di Enna
Sheeps’ milk with saffron and black peppercorn
Toma castelrosso
Cows’ milk, semi-hard, natural blue cheese
Primo sale con rugola bianca sole Di sicilia
Sheep and goat milk, lightly salted and arucula
Caprottino
Fresh goat cheese, dry-salted
Gorgonzola dolce
Blue cow milk cheese, mild, sweet and creamy
served with fig mustard and honey

Panzarotti di patate – 10

Deep Fried potato croquettes
with fontina and caramelized onions

Polpette e puree di patate – 12
Oven baked homemade mini meatballs
over tomato sauce and served with mashed potato

Arancini di riso – 14
Saffron risotto balls stuffed with a beef-pea ragù
& soft pecorino cheese, over Tomato sauce

Polpo scottato – 18
Charred octopus with chickpea purée, black ink squid,
toasted almonds, tomatoes and fresh lemon

Parmigiana di melanzane – 13
Fried eggplant parmigiana with fresh mozzarella,
cherry tomato sauce, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and basil

SALADS

Rucola e grana – 12
Arugula salad with Grana Padano, pine nuts,
radicchio & balsamic vinaigrette

Caprese – 16
Whole buffalo mozzarella cheese with tomatoes,
oregano, extra virgin olive oil & homemade basil pesto

Cavolo – 14
Kale salad, homemade croutons, parmesan and Caesar dressing

Carciofi – 14
Frisée salad with artichokes, fava, asparagus, red radish, chives & lemon vinaigrette

Prosciutto e burrata – 16
Prosciutto San Daniele, burrata, roasted beets, dandelion & arugula

Mista – 12
Frisée, kale and arugula salad with gorgonzola cheese,
roasted pears, walnuts and cranberries in lemon vinegar

(Add chicken $7 – shrimps $9 – prosciutto di Parma $6)

PASTA

Ravioli di zucca – 20
Ravioli stuffed with ricotta and butternut squash,
served with sautéed butternut squash, in a butter and sage sauce

Spaghetti con pesto e zucchine – 22
Spaghetti pasta with sautéed cherry tomatoes, zucchini pesto,
cherry tomatoes, shrimps and red chili pepper flakes, in a white wine sauce

Torchio alla genovese – 20
Torchio pasta with a slow-cooked,
8-hour braised sweet onion & flank steak ragù

Torchio integrale con salsiccia – 20
Whole wheat pasta with chicken sausage,cherry tomatoes,
broccoli rabe & onions, in a light tomato sauce

Gemelli burrata e friarielli – 18
Twisted pasta with broccoli rabe pesto,
cherry tomato & burrata

Tagliatelle all`astice – 26
Lemon tagliatelle with lobster, spinach
& crispy artichokes in a white wine sauce

Reginette con polpettone – 19
Long curly pasta in a fennel seed
ground beef and tomato ragù with mini meatballs

Tagliatelle con capesante – 24
Black ink tagliatelle with bay scallops, crab meat, cherry tomato and spinach in white wine sauce

bucatini con cavolfiori – 18
Bucatini pasta with roasted cauliflower, golden raisins, pine nuts, cream, saffron & toasted breadcrumbs

Pasta con le sarde – 22
Homemade spaghetti in a garlic white wine sauce
with cherry tomatoes, olives, capers and breadcrumbs topped with sardines

Pasta al forno – 22
Lasagna with a short rib ragù, béchamel,
ricotta, broccoli rabe

Gnocchi con gorgonzola – 21
Homemade potato gnocchi in a light cream sauce
with gorgonzola cheese, spinach and walnuts

our gluten-free pasta is available for substitution $3

SANDWICHES

served with a small arugula & red onion salad

Vegetariano – 13
Buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes, fresh basil,
oregano and extra virgin olive oil

Salsiccia di pollo – 14
House-made chicken sausage, roasted peppers,
Fontina cheese, arugula & basil pesto

Prosciutto di parma – 14
Prosciutto di Parma, arugula, tomato,
buffalo Mozzarella and extra virgin olive oil

Salsiccia e friarielli – 14
Sweet pork Italian sausage, broccoli rabe
and mozzarella cheese

substitute our flat bread  with a gluten-free baguette (add $3)

MEAT & SEAFOOD MAIN COURSES

Filetto di salmone – 25
Seared Scottish salmon in lemon caper sauce,
served with fingerling potatoes and asparagus

Tagliata di manzo – 26
Thin sliced New York strip steak over arugula,
cherry tomatoes, shaved parmigiano and balsamic vinaigrette

Pollo arrosto – 21
Roasted half cornish han chicken with cherry tomatoes, black olives, served with mashed potato

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