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Tasty Venues Italian Bistro

Spring and Summer 2019 Dine-In Menu

Lunch Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dinner Thursday-Saturday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (last seating 8 p.m.)

Soups

 

Heavenly Carrot (Valle d’Aosta) (V, VG, GF) C$6 B$10

Taste-tempting mix of carrots, parsnips, ginger, and onions

 

Rustic & Spicy Tomato Soup of  Sardegna (V)* C$8 B$12

with roasted fennel  accompanied by a fig and goat cheese sandwich half  

 

Soupe Provençal (Liguria) (V, VG, GF) C$6 B$10

Lentils, carrots, celery, potato, tomato

 

 

Salads

 

Calabrian Tomatoes (V) $12

Sliced tomatoes, red onions, sweet peppers, fresh sliced jalapeno, orange, cucumber, herb croutons, feta cheese, oregano, and drizzled with olive oil  

 

Insalata Pita (V, VG) $12

A pocket full of greens, tomato, onions, olives, cucumber, watermelon, feta cheese and dressed with oregano and olive oil. Omit feta cheese for vegan option.      

Add roast beef, ham, or chicken $3

 

Oh My Goodness! (Marche Region) (V) $12

Shredded Napa cabbage, apple, celery, radicchio, carrot with ginger-mandarin vinaigrette, topped by roasted Halloumi cheese

 

 

Sandwiches

 

Imperial BLT $14

Bacon, lettuce, and tomato enthroned on a brioche bun with a mantle of cheese and crowned by a fried egg. Served with a side salad.

 

Mozzarella in Carrozza (V) $14

Marvelous melty mozzarella in the embrace of artisan bread deep fried and served with a tomato salad.

 

City Life $9.95

Roast beef with onion jam and swiss cheese on brioche bun + greens



Pasta & Rice (Served with small side salad)

 

The Amazing Amalfi Coast $22

Linguine and sweet peppers sauce with orange, olive, parsley, & seared shrimp, voluptuous as a sunny day on the Amalfi Coast        

 

Genovese Style $18

An unbelievably good ragú of beef tenderloin and sweet onions over pasta with a blizzard of Parmesan cheese           

 

Italian Wedded (not Wedding) Soup $18

(Always served in spring and at the Easter table, this soup “weds” vegetables, meat, and pasta in a broth that has cooked slowly for hours. NEVER served at weddings.) Egg drop soup with small meatballs, small pasta, spinach, and Parmesan cheese           

 

Postcard from Rome $20

Risotto with cabbage, Italian sausage, and Arborio rice over cream pear sauce with blue cheese, walnuts, and cranberries      

 

 

Entrées (Served with small side salad. Add a side of pasta to any entrée for $3.)

 

Eggplant Parmigiana (V) $14

Fried eggplant with marinara sauce and shredded mozzarella          

 

Parma’s Chicken Crema $18

Chicken breast topped with ham and cheese and cooked in creamy sauce and Parmesan                

 

“Porking” in Style! $16

Pork scaloppine in lemon and capers sauce   

 

Salmon Teramano $18

Pan fried salmon served with a gremolata and olive sauce   

 

Umbrian Polpette $16

Five beef meatballs served with a simple tomato sauce with basil

 

 

*V=vegetarian; VG=vegan; GF=gluten free


 

Dessert

All desserts are $8 each

 

Caprese Cake (V, GF)

Flourless chocolate cake served with orange and brandy sauce

 

Fun in a Bowl

Spicy honey-butter potato chips with vanilla ice cream

 

Mint Panna Cotta with Chocolate Sauce  (V, GF)

 

Profiteroles (V)

Cream puffs covered in dark chocolate

 

Other freshly baked desserts—ask for today’s selection

 

 

Beverages

 

House Red Wine (glass) $9

House White Wine (glass) $9

House Beer (bottle)

            Cerveses La Gardenia Rosita 4-Malt Stout (Spain) $5

            Brasserie Dupont Vieille Provision Saison (Belgium) $5

            Kloster Andechs Doppelbock Dunkel or Vollbier Hell $7

Imported Italian Beer (bottle)

            Birrificio Le Baladin Isaac $9

            Birrificio del Ducato Torrente $9

            Montegioco Quarta Runa  $12

 

Italian Sodas (bottle) $4

San Pellegrino Sparkling Water (btl) $3

Flavored Sparkling Water (can) $2

Unsweetened Iced Tea $2

Coffee/Hot Tea (cup) $2

Hot Tea by the pot $5

 

*V=vegetarian; VG=vegan; GF=gluten free