We found this place of course on Trip Advisor and snuck in just before the rush on Saturday night. Chelly is the manager and was constantly checking to make sure that the diners were well cared for. Trevor was our server and was very attentive and knowledgeable about the menu.
We started with amazing fresh bread, baked in an oven imported from Italy (per their web site). It was crusty and hard on the outside, soft and pillowy on the inside. It was served with an olive oil mixture with garlic, parmesan and (I think) finely chopped olives. I am not an olive fan but this was excellent.
My husband had a Caesar salad which was whole pieces of romaine and fresh dressing. I chose the caprese salad and after sampling both I have to say the caprese salad was better. Heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozarella, basil chiffonade and aged balsamic and olive oil. Yum! We also had the bruschetta appetizer which was excellent.
One caution for parents - there is not a child's menu; they can make just about any combination of sauce/pasta for your child but it is NOT a child's portion, and is NOT a child's price. So our six year old ended up with a $15 dish of chicken orichette pasta, which was fine with me, but it's good info to have.
Tea was excellent. And it might be odd to you that I mention tea, but I'm from the south and I haven't had a decent glass of brewed tea in a week - and this was really good tea.
My husband had papardelle pasta with beef and sausage, which was light and flavorful; I had the most unusual mezzaluna ravioli - with fresh mozarella and a sage brown butter sauce, with roasted corn on top and the slightest smallest hint of honey. It was sooooo good, and so different from any other ravioli's I've had. I would definitely order it again.
We didn't do dessert at the table; but we did slip next door after the meal to the little grocery/take out side for a small gelato and carrot cake. My husband said the carrot cake was delicious and he loved the gelatos my daughter and I got. Note that I don't have first hand experience of the carrot cake; because he ate it all before I could even get a bite. :(
In the case at the store next door (which is part of the restaurant) there was all sorts of pizza by the slice, dough, vegetables, and fresh pastas for sale. My hubby is threatening a return visit for some slices for lunch... I'll let you know! :)
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