Authentic Italian Cuisine @IL PIZZICO (27/30 Zagat)!

  • August 7, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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Authentic Italian Cuisine @ Il Pizzico

Zagat 27/30!

It doesn't get any better than this!

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Approach the restaurant going North on 355, otherwise it is difficult to enter their parking lot. Turn right just before the Exxon station on the corner of W. Gude Dr.

Dinners range in price from ~$15-$30+ for a plate and it is traditional Italian (not American so no Pizza or Lasagna).

Everybody loves Italian food, right? (or Guido breaks their legs)

They have anti-vampire pasta dishes along with wonderful doses of olive spread and bread!

Wine is on your own, but we can team up and get a bottle! We'll show them.

OK, and now for the diet-wrecking pictures!

Menu:

La Pasta

Ravioli di funghi al pistachio:  Homemade ravioli filled with mushrooms and ricotta served with pistachio-cream sauce� �  15.95
Raviolini di manzo con la riduzione di vitello e vino rosso: Homemade ravioli filled with braised beef served with red wine veal glace� �  14.95
Tagliatelle in salsa di granchio: Homemade fettuccine with crab meat, garlic, olive oil, chilies and white wine� �  15.95
Tagliatelle Mare e Monti:  Homemade fettuccine with shrimp, bay scallops, mushrooms and peas tomato sauce� �  15.95
Maltagliati al ragu’ di vitello:  Homemade wide shape pasta served with veal meat sauce� �  15.95
Bucatini con pancetta e cipollina verde:  Homemade hollow thick spaghetti with pancetta, roasted scallions and peppery cream sauce� �  14.95
Penne alle melanzane:  Slanted cut pasta with eggplant, melted mozzarella and fresh tomato sauce 14.95
Rigatoni Alla Zingara:  Homemade rigatoni with black and green olives in spicy tomato sauce 14.95
Rigatoni con salsiccia, funghi e pomodoro:  Homemade rigatoni with sausage mushrooms, tomatoes and a touch of cream� �  14.95
Gnocchi di ricotta alla gorgonzola tartufata:  Ricotta dumpling pasta with a mild gorgonzola sauce drizzled with truffle oil 15.95
Spaghetti allo Scoglio:  Thin spaghetti served with mussels, shrimp, scallops and calamari in a tomato sauce� �  16.95
Risotto del giorno� �  mkt

Secondi

Gamberi e capesante alla Kiara:  Sautéed shrimp and sea scallops served with braised fennel, crispy pancetta and Marsala cream sauce� �  23
Pesce spada al rosmarino:  Sautéed sword fish with garlic, rosemary, spinach and lemon butter sauce� �  23
Gamberi piccanti e fregola:  Sautéed shrimp with chilies and tomato sauce served with Sardinian fregola� �  23
Salmone Isabella:  Atlantic salmon sautéed with onions, olives and tomatoes� �  22
Capriccio Di Mare:  A mixture of seafood and fish simmered in a light tomato sauce� �  22
Pollo al limone:  Free range chicken breast with capers and lemon butter sauce� �  20
Scaloppine Alla Sandra:  Veal scaloppini with pine nuts, raisins and rosemary in a wine sauce� �  22
Scaloppine Alla Krizia:  Veal scaloppini with prosciutto ham, melted cheese and tomato sauce� �  22
Filetto di Maiale al balsamico:  Roasted pork tenderloin on a bed of borlotti beans, roasted potatoes balsamic glace sauce� �  23
Tagliata di Manzo Boscaiola:  Grilled Hereford strip loin steak with wild mushrooms and Barolo wine reduction sauce 25
Stracotto di manzo e polenta:  Beef short ribs braised in red wine served on a bed of polenta� �  23

All Aboard, Mates!

Leave it to the Italians to sink my diet!

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    Good conversations and nice meeting new member, Mary.

    August 8

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