Rigatoni Gigante! with Summer Squash Ragu

Actual size of each hand-cut rigatoni may vary…..


depending if I attempted a sip of coffee on-between cuts or not…IMG_4468

Also today:

Pasta Mista, with Basil-Shiso Pesto

Pappardelle, alla Bolognese

Cavatelli, with Local Green Beans, Preserved Lemon, Garlic and Shishito Pepper oil.


Also today:

Tagliarini, with Pancetta, Clams, Broth and Butter

Cresti Di Gallo, with spicy tomato sauce eggplant and capers

Maccheroni, with Braised Beef, Black Pepper and Red Wine

Between this…..IMG_4441

And the

Mezze Maniche, with Eggplant-Caper Caponata


Taliatelle, with Artichoke, Basil and Garlic Cream Sauce

You’re going to have to bring a friend to lunch and just order the whole menu!

Pappardelle, alla Amatriciana and Fiore with turnip cream! 

  Also Lumache, with basil-mint pesto

Casarecce, with snap peas, mint, lemon and house-made mascarpone! 


Also today:

Pappardelle, alla Bolognese 

Linguine, with shishito peppers, garlic and anchovy. 


Torchiette, with Zucchini Ragu!

Toasted garlic, oregano, a pinch of chiles…..IMG_4439

a light, delicious taste of sunshine…

Also today:

Pappardellle, alla Bolognese.

Tagliarini, with Salse Verde

So Much Summer Flavor ….I Can’t Decide!

Do you go with the bright, herbaceous Salse Verde with Spanish Boquerones, lemon, olives, garlic and mint….tossed with Local Roots Farm’s mustard green infused Tagliatelle? 


Cavatelli, with my favorite taste of Summer,  –Sun-gold Tomatoes, toasted garlic, fresh sage and sweet cream butter?

Maybe this picture will help..

IMG_4438Nope….. still can’t decide.

-Don’t forget about the

Pappardelle alla Bolognese either!


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