New Year’s Eve Menu – 2014

**NEW YEAR’S EVE  A LA CARTE MENU**

SOUP OF THE DAY

Ribolita, hearty Tuscan vegetable soup

 APPETIZERS

Polpo alla griglia, grilled octopus salad w/capers, onions, arugula

Vongole Oreganate, Peconic Bay scallops & stuffed clams, w/arugula

Calamari al Forno, fresh squid, w/breadcrumbs, spiced & baked

White Asparagus gratin, w/ mushrooms, over arugula & prosciutto

Carciofi, crispy artichokes, pickled fennel, olives, arugula, citrus dressing

Farro, roasted cauliflower, dried cranberry, mushrooms, eggplant & mixed greens

Caesar Salad, romaine lettuce, croutons, anchovies, caesar dressing, prepared a la minute

Aranci & Finocchi Salad, blood orange & fennel salad

 PASTA

Fettuccine al Tartufo Bianco, pasta w/white truffles from Alba

Ravioli di spinachi di sugo di vitella, spinach ravioli w/a veal ragu

Spaghetti alla bottarga, pasta w/ cured, grey mullet roe

Spaghetti al limone, pasta w/lemon zest, parmesan & cream

Spaghetti alla carbonara,carbonara, guanciale, onions, eggs, pecorino cheese

Bucatini cacio e pepe, pasta w/pecorino cheese, black pepper sauce

Fettuccine Bolognese, w/traditional Bolognese sauce

Spaghetti Rustica, caramelized onions & tomato sauce

Spaghetti con vongole in ragu, spaghetti w/a ragout of white clams out of shell, white wine & garlic sauce

  SECONDI PIATTI

Porterhouse Steak, 30oz Florentine-stylew/Tuscan Fries & sautéed spinach

Veal Parmigiana, w/ sautéed broccoli rabe

Osso Buco, braised 2′ veal shank w/ vegetable risotto

Polletto Mattone, honey glazed semi- boneless poussin w/corn scallions, fall vegetables, ricotta gnocchi

Maialino al forno, roasted Suckling pig w/Oven Roasted Potatoes & sautéed spinach

Cacciucco alla Livornese, Tuscan fish & shellfish stew, served w/Tuscan Fries

Chilean Sea Bass, oven roasted and served w/sautéed Broccoli Rabe

Grigliata di Mare, marinated mixed seafood, grilled & served over a warm tomato & onion salad

Baccala, pan roasted Cod, over warm chickpeas, lentils & chorizo