Group of nine met last night for Modena style chowdown. Menu & wine, below, with cost at the end. Menu listing is the restaurant's description, any misspellings are mine.
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Tigelle is a type of small flat bread typically served w/ cheeses, meats and other relishes.
Salumi Palette (original), $18: prosciutto di Parma, toasted ham, coppa, spek and salami, served w/ a small side of crescenza (creamy slightly sour cheese).
Grilled Vegetables Pallette, $18: A selection of marinated and grilled seasonal organic vegetables, all served w/ organic hummus, sun-dried tomato spread and olive tapenade.
Paddus River, $14: Coppa Piacentin (cured ham), pancetta arrototlata (aromatic ham) prosciutto di Parma, pecorino (sheeps milk cheese), Romano, Gorgonzola.
Etruscan, $14: Porchetta (aromatic ham, finocchoilona (fennel salami), salamino carriatore (hunters salami), pecorino (sheeps milk cheese), Roamno Toscano.
A la Carte orders:
Coppa (1 order), $4
Parmesan (2 orders), $3
Dessert (I believe, all made in-house):
Tiramisu, $7: Lady finger cookies dipped in Italian espresso coffee and Marsala wine, topped w/ Marscarpone cheese and dusted w/ dark chocolate.
Sweet Chocolate Salami, $6: little known Italian delicacy, homemade w/ organic chocolate powder, dry cookie crumbs, organic butter and organic sugar.
Meringue Cake, $7: delicious meringue crumbs dinner in organic zabaglione and topped w/ organic whipping cream.
Fruit Salad, 46: organic seasonal fruits finely chopped and steeped in organic orange juice. Topped w/ walnuts and cherries.
Veneto, La Cappuccina Soave DOC (white) $22 per bottle
Emilia Romanga, Vivante, Lambrusco (sparkling red) $12 per bottle
Nine people total, total bill including wine, with tip: $225, $25pp.