ZUPPA E ANTIPASTIBruschivia 4.99/5.99 Bianco
Fava, garbanzo and pinto bean soup with lentils, peas and farro (vegan)
Pumaroru cu Piacentinu Ennese 10.99 Leone
Organic heirloom tomatoes, Piacentinu Ennese cheese, onions, caperberries, black olives and Sicilian extra-virgin olive oil (vegetarian)
Arancini al Sugo 8.99 Rosso
Fried rice balls filled with meat ragu, peas, hardboiled egg and caciocavallo cheese; served with tomato coulis
PASTACalamarata alle Melanzane 15.99 Rosso
Large ring pasta with chopped eggplant, tomato sauce and Piacentinu Ennese cheese
Pasta chi Purpetti 16.99 Cerasuolo
Long ribbon pasta with small veal meatballs, peas, pecorino, Parmigiano and aged ricotta; red wine-pancetta sauce
Spaghetti Mazara 25.99 Leone
Spaghetti with fresh half Maine lobster, Mediterranean mussels, shrimp and tomato sauce
Risotto o Casteddu 20.99 Bianco
Carnaroli rice with shrimp, crab, tomato, dill, smoked salmon oil, Parmigiano and Trebbiano wine
SECONDIPisci Spada cu Salmoriglio 26.99 Leone
Grilled swordfish steak topped with chopped tomato, cucumber, lemon and herb salmoriglio; served with grilled eggplant and couscous
Branzino alla Trapanese 26.99 Bianco
Wild seabass roasted with fresh tomato sauce, green olives, pine nuts and golden raisins;
served with mashed potatoes
Agnello alla Brace 27.59 Cerasuolo
Grilled skewers of leg of lamb, bell peppers, onions and bay leaves seasoned with Sicilian-style breadcrumbs; served with sautéed organic spinach and couscous
DOLCICosi Duci 9.59
Cannoli and profiterole with hazelnut gelato, whipped cream and chocolate sauce; served with Vincenza’s almond cookies
La Segreta Bianco, Planeta, 2010
This delightful white, produced by the Planeta family, is a blend of Grecanico, Chardonnay, Viognier and Fiano grown on the sun-soaked slopes of central Sicily. The blend results in a wonderfully fragrant white wine that has aromas and flavors of crisp apple and tangy citrus with a long and crisp finish. It is a nice match with the Risotto and Branzino.
$5 half glass $9 glass $35 bottle
Leone, Tasca d’Almerita, 2010
Named after Tasca d’Almerita’s coat of arms, Leone is a fresh and aromatic white blend of the indigenous Catarratto Bianco and Chardonnay. Leone offers lovely aromas of pink grapefruit and crisp apple with mouthfilling flavors of white peach and pineapple. It is fruity with balanced acidity which makes it a great pairing with the Spaghetti Mazara and Pisci Spada.
$6 half glass $11 glass $43 bottle
La Segreta Rosso, Planeta, 2010
This supple and delicious red is produced from native Nero d'Avola, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc grapes cultivated in Menfi and Sambuca di Sicilia. It is complex and medium-bodied with intense aromas and flavors of fresh plum, blackberries, black cherries and spice. It has great balance and a spicy zesty finish and would be a good match for the Arancini and Calamarata.
$5 half glass $9 glass $35 bottle
Cerasuolo di Vittoria,
Cerasuolo di Vittoria D.O.C.G., currently the only D.O.C.G. wine produced in Sicily, is named for its remarkable color (cerasuolo means "cherry red" in Italian). Made from two local grapes, the Frappato imparts ripe berry flavors and freshness, while the Nero d'Avola lends a supple tannic structure, richness and intensity. It is an excellent match with the Pasta chi Purpetti and Agnello.
$7 half glass $13 glass $49 bottle
Averna, Amaro, Siciliano
Averna Amaro Siciliano, an herbal liqueur derived from a Benedictine monk’s recipe, is a favorite Italian “digestivo.” It has hints of vanilla, apricot and chocolate and is delicious served neat or over ice with a lemon twist. Salute!