Evening Menu Sketch: Mayday 2014

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Every Thursday and Friday night, the lights go down, candles get lit, and we serve a slightly more sophisticated menu. The ambiance is unbeatable. I sometimes look out over the dining room longingly and curse my fate: helping to create this magical experience but never sitting down to enjoy it!

Here is a peek into the likely menu for tonight:
Antipasti/Primi Piatti
salumi 8.5
trio of antipasti 7.5
apple/cilantro ceviche/ grilled baguette 6.
soup/sweet potato/peanut 5.
soup/mushroom/ginger 5.
GTF greens/apple/turnip/dandelion 7.5
GTF greens/goat cheese/pear/almond 7.5

Pizza Rosso
garlic/herb/ mozzarella 10.5
bacon/mushroom/dandelion/mozzarella 11.5
olive/thyme/blue/mozzarella 11.5

Pizza Bianco
shrimp/ham/ mozzarella 11.5
italian sausage/chard/mozz 11.5
colazione-bacon/egg/parmesan/pea shoots 11.5

–add anchovy, pickled jalapenos, egg 1.

Secondi
duck /baby carrots/beet greens/savory bread pudding/star anise 17.5
Mosaic Farms pork chop/green cabbage/caraway/rhubarb 19.
brodetto all’anconetana/snapper/octopus/tomato/spice 17.5
lamb/polenta/kalamata olives/chard/tomato 17.5
beet risotto/blue cheese/arugula 15.5

Lunch Menu for Opening Week: March 6-8, 2014

No promises – we have to see how it all shakes down – but there are going to be some sweet dishes on this menu!

To Start
antipasti of marinated peppers, brie cheese, olives and baguette 5.5
country pâté with cornichon and whole grain mustard 6.5
mixed greens with balsamic vinaigrette 6.5
GTF salad-grapefruit, pistachio, and goat cheese with a coriander vinaigrette 9.5
onion soup with artisan bread and alpine cheese 4/6
vegetable minestrone soup with artisan bread 4/6

Pizze
garlic /herb/mozzarella 9.5
Italian sausage/roasted onion 10.5
bacon/leeks/blue cheese/tomato/mozzarella 10.5
arugula/sunchokes/tomato/mozzarella 9.5
peppers/olives/goat cheese/tom/mozz 9.5
–add egg/pepperoni 1.

Secondi
spaghetti ala chitarra with garlic, egg, cream 9.5
orrechiette with pork ragu 9.5
cappelletti with goat cheese 9.5
polenta with egg, veggies, and oxtail jam 9.5
torta di crespelle with braising mix 9.5
rockfish, rutabaga, tomato, potato, mustard greens 11.5