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Cucciolo Osteria                                          Summer 2018

 

CICCHETTI

 

SEMOLINA CHIPS with LEMON BUTTER, GREMOLATA, EGG YOLK, ANCHOVY, and HAZELNUTS      $5.00

PROSCIUTTO DI SAN DANIELE with MOZZARELLA MOUSSE + GNOCCO FRITTO                   $6.50

RUSTIC TUSCAN PÂTÉ with FRESH SAGE + BAGUETTE                                      $7.00

    

BRUSCHETTE (two pieces each)

 

BASIL TOMATO with HOMEMADE RICOTTA                                                 $6.50

ROASTED GRAPES & WALNUT with GOAT CHEESE                                           $7.00

FIG & PROSCIUTTO with STRACCIATELLA & TRUFFLE HONEY                                $9.00

BACCALA MANTECATO (WHIPPED SALT COD)                                               $8.00

  

ANTIPASTI

 

THREE KINDS OF CREAMED MUSHROOMS                                                   $12.00

Strengthened w/ Cognac & porcini stock + focaccia to mop up

 

HOUSE GREEN SALAD with PECORINO SHAVINGS & PROSCIUTTO                              $ 9.00

Mixed Seasonal Greens, Champagne Vinegar Dressing, Pecorino, Prosciutto

 

FILET MIGNON BEEF CARPACCIO *                                                      $17.00

With Cucciolo aioli and truffle paste

 

BUTTERNUT SQUASH ARANCINI                                                          $ 8.00

+ spicy aioli sauce to dip

 

PRIMI

 

LINGUINE ALLA CARBONARA (THE ROMAN WAY) *                                          $13.50

Linguine (DRY), Homemade Guanciale, Pecorino, Egg Yolk

 

CACIO e PEPE                                                                       $11.50

Spaghetti (DRY), Pecorino, Grana Padano, Freshly Cracked Black Pepper

 

SICILIAN 'TRINITY' ANCHOVY LINGUINE                                                $12.50

Linguine (DRY), Anchovies, Pernod, Garlic, Sun-Dried Tomatoes

 

WHITE RAGU TAJARIN                                                                 $14.50

Tajarin (FRESH), ragu made with ground beef/pork, reggiano

 

TRUFFLE TAJARIN  with BLACK TRUFFLES                                               $17.00

Tajarin (FRESH), Black Truffles, Cucciolo Truffle Paste, Reggiano

 

RISOTTO AL LATTE                                                                   $12.50

Milk Risotto with Prosciutto di San Daniele

 

SPICY VODKA TOMATO CREAM RIGATONI                                                  $12.00

Rigatoni (DRY), Vodka, Diced Tomatoes, Double Cream, Ricotta

                                      

LINGUINE ALL’AMATRICIANA                                                           $14.00

Linguine (DRY), Guanciale, Anchovy, Pecorino, Tomato Sauce

 

AGLIO E OLIO with BOTTARGA                                                         $15.00

Spaghettini (DRY), Grated Bottarga, Garlic oil, Garlic Chips

(Vegan option available!)

 

SECONDI

 

FESTIVAL PORCHETTA                                                                 $26.00

Pork belly rolled in seasonal herbs and slow roasted

 + served w/ white wine splashed spinach

 

BUTTER CHICKEN 'SOSTANZA' STYLE                                                    $19.00

Brined Chicken double cooked in butter

+ Lightly dressed baby arugula salad

 

PAN SEARED CATCH OF THE DAY with SEAFOOD FREGOLA & PEARL BARLEY                  Market Price

Catch of the day, Fregola, Dill, Lemon Zest, Homemade Dried Seaweed Powder

 

BEEF TAGLIATA *                                                                    $29.00

Sliced NY strip, served with arugula dressed w/ 12y+ aged balsamic
& Reggiano shavings

*Items served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.