DINNER

 

 


Appetizers


Cestino di Pane
A basket of Bella Bru bread and house made breadsticks with butter
$2

Calamari Fritti
Crisp, deep-fried Monterey Bay squid with paprika served with a spicy tomato sauce
$15

Piatto di Formaggi
A selection of three cheeses, seasonal fruit, honey, fig jam, Marcona almonds and toasted bread
$15

Carpaccio di Vitello*
Raw marinated veal with lemon, capers, green onion, extra virgin olive oil and basil mayo sauce (Biba’s Northern Italian Cooking page 19)
$13

Antipasti di Salami Misti
Salami of Sopressa, Finocchiona, Barollo, duck liver pâté, a spicy tomato pork spread and toasted bread
15

Granchio con Caviale*
A mix of crab, onion, parsley, creamy yogurt dressing on a bed of fennel purée and topped with caviar
$16

Burrata con Prosciuto
Burrata with prosciutto, grilled pears, aged balsamic and extra virgin olive oil
$14


Soup & Pasta


La Zuppa del Giorno
House made soup of the day
$10

Lasagne Verdi alla Bolognese
Ten layers of house made pasta with Bolognese meat ragù and creamy Béchamel sauce (Wednesday – Saturday only)
$22

La Pasta Ripiena del Giorno
House made stuffed pasta of the day
$22

Gnocchi del Giorno
House made gnocchi of the day
$19

Tagliatelle di Spinaci con Cinghiale
House made spinach tagliatelle with slowly simmered boar ragù and wild mushrooms
$19

Penne all’ Amatriciana Rossa
Penne with tomato, smoked pancetta, onion, hot pepper flakes and pecorino cheese
$18

Pizzoccheri con Cavolo e Fontina
House made buckwheat noodles with braised savoy cabbage, potatoes and sweet fontina cheese
$19

Linguine con Granchio, Aglio, Olio, Peperoncino e Zafferano*
Linguine with Dungeness crab, garlic, saffron, arugula, extra virgin olive oil, chili peppers and herb breadcrumbs
$21

Spaghetti alla Carbonara*
Spaghetti with crisp smoked pancetta, pasteurized eggs, Parmigiano-Reggiano and crushed black pepper (Trattoria page 120)
$18


Entrées


Brasato di Maiale
Slowly braised pork with minced vegetables, red wine, tomatoes and grilled polenta
$33

Branzino grigliato con Burro*
Grilled sea bass, butter beans, tomatoes, carrots, celery and a thyme butter sauce
$33

Bistecca alla Griglia*
Grilled New York steak, seasonal vegetables, roasted fingerling potatoes and a whole grain mustard sauce
$42

Vitello al Marsala
Veal loin in a Marsala wine sauce, Swiss chard and Parmigiano mashed potatoes (Biba’s Northern Italian Cooking page 148)
$36

Petto d’anatra alle Amarene*
Roasted breast of duck with tart black cherries in a port wine sauce, with Brussels sprouts leaves, king oyster mushrooms and trofie
$40

La Scelta del Direttore
Chefs special of the day
A.Q.


Salads


Insalata di Barbabietole
Roasted beets, frisée, shaved sweet onions, Humboldt Fog goat cheese and a red wine vinaigrette
$11

Insalata di Indivia Belga e Radicchio
Belgian endive, radicchio and extra virgin olive oil, Dijon mustard and balsamic (Modern Italian Cooking page 269)
$11

Foglie di Lattuga Tenera
Little Gem lettuce, dried apples, pine nuts in a creamy Gorgonzola dressing
$12

Arance e Finocchio Insalata
Fennel, arugula, oranges, pistachios, ricotta salata and lemon vinaigrette
$12

Insalata di Sedano di Verona e Mele
Celery root, green apples, mustard seeds and a mustard-lemon dressing (Biba’s Italy page 222)
$11