PASTA IN THE CHEESE WHEEL ALWAYS AVAILABLE LUNCH + DINNER + BRUNCH. 

RISOTTO IN THE CHEESE WHEEL AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAYS ONLY

 

Lunch & Dinner

Cibo da Strada streetfood starters to share

Salumi meats
 

salumi misti finocchiona, felino, mortadella, salame mantovana, soppressata piccante & di cinghiale : 25

salumi e formaggi misti assortment of artisanal meats and imported cheeses : 30

polpette baked, lightly breaded all beef meatballs, arrabbiata spicy sauce : 12

Formaggio cheese


raspa dura young lodigiano flakes (v) : 9

lodigiano nero black crust, aged 36 mo., cow’s milk (v) : 12

fresh mozzarella caprese OR burrata seasonal tomatoes, pesto, & basil (v) : 18

formaggi misti assorted selection of imported cheese, may vary monthly (v) : 25

Fritti from the fryer

panzerotti lightly fried mini calzones (v) : 11

calamari calamari, balsamic aioli : 15

gamberoni tail-on shrimp, arrabbiata sauce : 15

zucchine zucchini sticks, mint aioli (v) : 10

funghi  portobello mushrooms, black truffle aioli (v) : 14

cavolfiore cauliflower florets, spicy aioli (v) : 11

suppli al telefono ragu & mozzarella risotto cones, jalapeno cheese sauce : 14

misto calamari, shrimp, zucchini : 16

polpette baked, lightly breaded all beef meatballs : 12

Piadine rolled bites

parma burrata cheese filling, arugula,
parma prosciutto : 16

porchetta herb-roasted pork, fontina, arugula : 16

alle verdure grilled vegetables, fontina : 15

salmone smoked salmon, goat cheese, arugula, mint aioli : 18

pani house bread with olives, sundried tomatoes and sesame seeds : 2

Polenta creamy yellow cornmeal

melanzane eggplant stew, topped with mozzarella (v) : 16

zola gorgonzola dolce (gf & v) : 16

ragú all beef red meat sauce, raspa dura (gf) : 16

porco sausage & pork ribs (gf) : 16


pasta housemade daily & 100% organic

fai da te pasta your way

1. Choose your PASTa

spaghetti, penne or gnocchi


2. Choose your Sauce

monello marinara, cream, applewood smoked bacon : 19

salsa ai peperoni '4 pepper sauce' garlic, olive oil, puréed fresh fresno and jalapeno peppers (v) : 19

ragú grandma’s style all beef red meat sauce : 20

carbonara bacon, pecorino, eggs, black pepper : 19

cacio e pepe e.v.o.o., black pepper, pecorino,  (v) : 18

arrabbiata marinara, garlic, chili flakes, jalapeno (v) : 16
 

con pesce seafood pasta

lasagna di pesce layered pasta, shrimp, scallops, cod, zucchini, lobster bisque besciamella : 25

spaghetti neri con polipo black squid-ink spaghetti, mildly spicy lobster bisque sauce, sautéed octopus : 22

spaghetti alle vongole homemade spaghetti, clams, garlic, e.v.o.o., parsley : 22

spaghetti ai frutti di mare homemade spaghetti served with mussels, clams, calamari, bay scallops and one large prawn in a mildly spicy red sauce : 26

spaghetti di zafferano con gamberi saffron spaghetti, shrimp, prosecco cream sauce : 25


Weekly Monello CHEESE WHEEL PASTA

flavor & pasta type vary weekly. Check on Instagram @lovemonello the special of the week : 25


MORE PASTA FRESCA

gnocchi di zucca butternut squash gnocchi, gorgonzola cream sauce (v) : 20

gnocchetti con midollo small handmade spinach gnocchi, beef bone marrow, brown butter & sage sauce : 26

lasagna monello layered spinach pasta, grandma’s style beef ragú, besciamella, mozzarella, parmigiano : 20

caramelle handmade pasta filled with porcini and black truffle in a truffle cream sauce (v) : 22

ravioli di ossobuco handmade ravioli filled with veal ossobuco, marrow, ricotta and parmesan in a vegetable ragu : 25

casonsei alla bergamasca handmade ravioli filled with beef & pork sautéed with butter, sage and bacon : 25


Pizza da Monello
special four day fermentation - light, thin, and crispy

margherita mozzarella, tomato sauce, basil (v) : 16
vegetariana mozzarella, tomato, grilled vegetables (v) : 20
formaggi mozzarella, parmigiano, fontina, gorgonzola (v) : 18
bencotto bencotto sauce, mozzarella, ricotta cheese : 18
piccante mozzarella, arrabbiata sauce, spicy salame : 19
monello spinach, roasted bell peppers, sausage, raspa dura : 21
porchetta cheese sauce, porchetta, arugula : 20
tartufo cheese sauce, black truffle, cremini mushrooms (v) : 20
ragú cheese sauce, mildly spicy all beef ragu : 20
prosciutto: prosciutto, balsamic figs, cheese sauce, raspa dura : 24
calzone monello filled with cremini mushrooms, fontina, prosciutto cotto, served with arugula, burrata & tomato : 25

TOPPINGS

pollo chicken : 4
salsiccia sausage : 4
bresaola cured beef : 5

raspadura shaved cheese : 4
funghi mushrooms : 3
olive green olives : 2


carne high quality meat offerings 

pollo alla valdostana breaded & pounded chicken breast white wine reduction,topped with ham, fontina and mozzarella, served with mashed potatoes : 23

stinco di maiale roasted pork shank, mashed potatoes (gf) : 24

battuta di pollo alla griglia grilled chicken breast, arugula, raspa dura (gf) : 23

ossobuco di vitello veal shank, porcini, mashed potatoes : 29

bistecca monello grilled butcher steak, rosemary potatoes (gf) : 27


pesce seafood

antipasti appetizers

fritto di pesce lightly breaded & fried calamari, shrimp, octopus, balsamic and spicy aioli : 21

lobster bisque mildly spicy lobster bisque, sauteed scallops, parmesan crisp (gf) : 12

polipo alla griglia our signature grilled octopus is slowly cooked until tender, then grilled to perfection! served with arugula, fennel, & tomatoes (gf ) : 18

piatti entrees

caciucco seafood stew of mussels, clams, bay scallops, calamari and one large prawn in a mildly spicy tomato sauce served with bread crostini : 26

scampi alla griglia four large grilled prawns, spicy aioli (gf) : 30

piccata di salmone salmon fillet in a white wine and lemon caper sauce, served with roasted tomatoes & mashed potatoes (gf) : 25

 


Verdure veggies

zuppa del giorno soup of the day (v) : 9

piatto sano arugula, roasted peppers, beets, warm farro (v) : 16

carpaccio di zucchine thinly sliced raw zucchine, e.v.o.o., mint and mustard sauce, raspa dura (gf & v) : 12

verdure alla griglia grilled seasonal vegetables (gf & v) : 15

side mista seasonal greens, balsamic vinaigrette (gf & v) : 6

caesar monello romaine, caesar dressing, herb croutons, parmesan crisp : 9


Dopocena after dinner

Digestif

AVERNA sicilia : 10
SANTA MARIA AL MONTE liguria : 10
NONINO friuli venezia giulia : 11
FERNET BRANCA lombardia : 10
SIBILLA marche : 13
AMARO MONTENEGRO emilia romagna : 10
CYNAR lombardia : 10
CARDAMARO piemonte : 11
NOCINO emilia romagna : 9

Housemade GRAPPA INFUSIONS : 8

blueberry-rose
candied ginger-cinnamon
cucumber-lime
grapefruit-chili flake
honeycomb
strawberry-bell pepper
chocolate-coffee 


Dessert Wines

late harvest zibibbo l’ecru 2012
firriato, sicilia, italy : 12 | 90
fine scents of orange honey, candied orange peels and dried figs. delicate hints of spice with nuances of sea and fruit. sweet, dynamic, and powerful without being intrusive served with slice of formaggi del giorno

late harvest dolcetto le margherite 2012
mossio, piemonte, italy : 14 | 90
only dolcetto passito wine produced in the world. intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas that open with notes of cherry jam, prune and dried violet and are followed by hints of fresh wild berries and vanilla. served with piece of Giandujotto chocolate


DOLCI dessert

pannacotta al cioccolato chocolate custard, whipped cream, berries, almonds : 8

isola galleggiante soft meringue with crème anglaise, fresh berries : 9

torta della nonna vanilla custard and pine nuts pie : 8

tiramisu al nocino* traditional tiramisu, nocino walnut liqueur, walnuts : 9

*adult dessert 21+ 

 

GELATI E SORBETTI HOMEMADE & ARTISANAL FLAVORS VARY DAILY 

One, two or three scoops : 5 | 7 | 10