LUNCH

 


Appetizers


A basket of Bella Bru bread with house made bread sticks and butter
$2
Burrata with prosciutto, grilled pears, aged balsamic and extra virgin olive oil
$14
Crisp, deep-fried Monterey Bay squid with paprika served with a spicy tomato sauce
$13
A mix of crab, onion, parsley, creamy yogurt dressing on a bed of fennel purée
and topped with caviar
$16
A selection of three cheeses, seasonal fruit, honey, fig jam, Marcona almonds and toasted bread
$15


Soup & Salads


Soup of the day
$10
Little Gem lettuce, dried apples, pine nuts in a creamy Gorgonzola dressing
$12
Roasted beets, frisée, shaved sweet onions, Humboldt Fog goat cheese and red wine vinaigrette
$11
Celery root, green apples, mustard seeds with mustard-lemon dressing (Biba’s Italy page 222)
$11
Poached swordfish salad, mixed greens, oven roasted tomatoes, capers, cranberry beans and lemon-herb vinaigrette *
$21


Pasta


House made stuffed pasta of the day
$19
House made ricotta gnocchi of the day
$19
House made spinach tagliatelle with slowly simmered boar ragù and wild mushrooms
$19
Penne with tomato, smoked pancetta, onion, hot pepper flakes and pecorino cheese
$18
House made buckwheat pizzoccheri with braised savoy cabbage, potatoes and sweet Fontina cheese $19
Spaghetti with crisp smoked pancetta, pasteurized eggs, Parmigiano-Reggiano and crushed black pepper (Trattoria page 120) *
$18
Linguine with Dungeness crab, garlic, saffron, arugula, extra virgin olive oil, chili peppers and herb-breadcrumbs *
$21
Spinach Lasagne – Ten layers of house made pasta with a Bolognese meat ragù and creamy Béchamel sauce
$22


Meat & Seafood


Half chicken boned cooked under a brick, roasted tomatoes, garlic, with a mushroom sauce and roasted fingerling potatoes*
$22
Grilled salmon in a dry porcini rub, seasonal vegetables and braised lentils *
$23
Venetian style sautéed calf’s liver, sweet caramelized onions, smoked pancetta and grilled polenta
$19
Braised pork slowly cooked in tomatoes and onions with grilled polenta
$24
Grilled skewers of prawns, scallops and pancetta with seasonal vegetables
$25
Chefs special of the day
A.Q.