Menus

LUNCH MENU

antipasti + giardino

chicken liver pâté | barolo soaked fig + pane misti 9.

blistered shishito pepper | tonnato + toasted hemp + pink peppercorn 9.

hot smoked salmon toast | malted brown + labneh + hemp + horseradish 11.

zuppa | chef’s whim | cup 6.5 / bowl 10.

stuffed fried squash blossoms | lemon ricotta + mint arugula gremolata 14.5

roasted romanesco | maple agrodolce + black garlic almond puree* 13.

sonora + quinoa grain bowl | cauliflower + cucumber + peppadew pepper + cranberry + pepita + sesame vinaigrette 13.5

tricolore salad | parmigiano reggiano + lemon + olive oil 10. / family style 24.

chopped salad | casalingo pepperoni + cucumber + green bean + tomato + provolone + pepperoncini + almond + dill + rosemary breadcrumb* 13.5 / family style 31.

burrata + heirloom tomato | hearts of palm + gaeta olive + watercress + crisp buckwheat + ciabatta toast 14.5

smoked chicken salad | soft boiled egg + crouton + tomato + sunflower seed + radish + avocado + ricotta salata + frá diavolo vinaigrette 16.5

octopus | sheep yogurt + celery + arugula + cashew + salsa verde* 15.5

polenta board | creamy mascarpone polenta + chef’s whim ragu 16.

cheese + salumi platter | chef’s whim + seasonal accompaniments* 24.

salad add-ons: + chicken 7.5 / + salmon 8. / + shrimp 10.

pizza

burrata + rapini pesto | castelvetrano olive + chili + lemon 16.5

margherita | san marzano tomato + house made mozzarella + basil 15.5

casalingo pepperoni + fennel sausage | mozzarella + peppadew pepper 17.5

bianca | mortadella + rosemary ricotta + bechemela + pecorino + meyer lemon + pistachio* 16.5

mushroom | goat cheese + caramelized onion + truffle oil 17.

date + ricotta + bacon | smoked almond + arugula + parmesan + balsamic* 17.

fennel sausage 2. / + farm egg 2.5 / + white anchovy 3. / + prosciutto 3.5

pane + pasta + piatti

gluten-free pasta available upon request

caprese baguette | prosciutto + burrata + tomato + basil + balsamic + house made salt and pepper chips 15.

pork milanese sandwich | prosciutto cotto + pickled pepper relish + lemon aioli + house made salt and pepper chips 16.

roasted portobello sandwich | herb goat cheese + red pepper + caramelized onion + salsa verde + house made salt and pepper chips 12.5

cucina burger | smoked cheddar + lettuce + tomato + pickle + honey mustard aioli + truffle fries 17.5 + short rib 3.

tagliatelle | veal and pork bolognese + grana padano 19.5 / family style 52.

strozzapreti | mushroom + mustard green + mustard crema + rosemary porcini breadcrumb 20.

bucatini | guanciale + tomato + chili + pecorino + hen egg 21. / family style 52.

baked rigatoni | pulled pork + prosciutto + buffala mozzarella + spinach + san marzano tomato + salsa verde 18.5

conchiglie | cacio e pepe + smoked pecorino + semolina crumble 17. / family style 43.

pappardelle | short rib + cremini mushroom + carrot + parmesan 24 / family style 58.

squid ink radiatore | mussel + clam + calamari + shrimp + green garlic + serrano chili + tomato 24.

atlantic salmon | gigante bean ragu + blistered tomato + fennel + caper + tarragon 24.

daily specials

1/2 pane + cup of soup 12.5

1/2 pane + small tricolore salad 12.5
pork milanese and burger do not apply

contorni

giant meatball 9.5

truffle parm fries 8.5

creamy polenta 8.5

burnt brussels sprout 9.

 

INTERMEZZO MENU

Happy Hour

5—6 p.m. monday + saturday | 3—6 p.m. tuesday—friday | 4:30—6 p.m. sunday
available in bar + community area only

drink

happy hour red or white wine 7.

moretti draft 4.5

seasonal sangria 6.

bar whim spritzer 8.

food

salt + pepper house made chips 3.5

warm olive + peppadew pepper 4.

burnt brussels sprout 5.

parmesan fries 5.

chicken liver pâté 7.

blistered shishito pepper 7.

chef’s whim arancini 7.

hot smoked salmon toast 8.5

margherita pizza 10.

Daily Deals

3—6 p.m.
monday

meatball pizza 10.

giant meatball 6.

tuesday

burger + beer moretti draft only 19.

wednesday

1/2 price polenta + ragu

thursday

any pizza 10.

sunday

no corkage for bottles purchased in our wine shop

antipasti + giardino

chicken liver pâté | barolo soaked fig + pane misti 9.

blistered shishito pepper | tonnato + toasted hemp + pink peppercorn 9.

hot smoked salmon toast | labneh + hemp + horseradish + malted brown 11.

roasted romanesco | maple agrodolce + black garlic almond puree* 13.

tricolore salad | parmigiano reggiano + lemon + olive oil 10 /family style 24.

chopped salad | casalingo pepperoni + cucumber + green bean + tomato + provolone + pepperoncini + almond + dill + rosemary breadcrumb* 13.5 / family style 31.

burrata + heirloom tomato | hearts of palm + gaeta olive + peppercress + crisp buckwheat + ciabatta toast 14.5

cheese + salumi platter | chef’s whim + seasonal accompaniments* 24.

pizza

burrata + rapini pesto | castelvetrano olive + chili + lemon 16.5

margherita | san marzano tomato + mozzarella + basil 15.5

date + ricotta + bacon | smoked almond + arugula + parmesan + balsamic* 17.

casalingo pepperoni + fennel sausage | mozzarella + peppadew pepper 17.5

mushroom | goat cheese + caramelized onion + truffle oil 17.

bianca | mortadella + rosemary ricotta + bechemela + pecorino + meyer lemon + pistachio* 16.5

+ fennel sausage 2. / + farm egg 2.5 / + white anchovy 3. / + prosciutto 3.5

other

cucina burger | smoked cheddar + lettuce + tomato + pickle + honey mustard aioli + truffle fries 17.5 + short rib 3.

baked rigatoni | pulled pork + prosciutto + buffala mozzarella + spinach + san marzano tomato + salsa verde 18.5

polenta board | creamy mascarpone polenta + chef’s whim ragu 16.

contorni

truffle parmesan fries 8.5

burnt brussels sprout | ivan’s hot sauce 9.

giant meatball 9.5

creamy polenta | e.v.o.o. + parmesan 8.5

Per California law, we are offering water service only upon request.
bread service only upon request / daily deals not available on holidays
*NUT ALLERGY
**Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase
your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

 

DINNER MENU

antipasti + giardino

chicken liver pâté | barolo soaked fig + pane misti 9.

blistered shishito pepper | tonnato + toasted hemp + pink peppercorn 9.

hot smoked salmon toast | labneh + hemp + horseradish + malted brown 11.

stuffed fried squash blossoms | lemon ricotta + mint arugula gremolata 14.5

potato gnocchi | creamy duck sausage + rapini + green onion 14.

roasted romanesco | maple agrodolce + black garlic almond puree* 13.

tricolore salad | parmigiano reggiano + lemon + olive oil 10. / family style 24.

chopped salad | casalingo pepperoni + cucumber + green bean + tomato + provolone + pepperoncini + almond + dill + rosemary breadcrumb* 13.5 / family style 31.

burrata + heirloom tomato | hearts of palm + gaeta olive + watercress + crisp buckwheat + ciabatta toast 14.5

hamachi crudo | scallion + crisp ceci bean + olive citrus vinaigrette 15.5

octopus | sheep yogurt + celery + arugula + cashew + salsa verde* 15.5

polenta board | creamy mascarpone polenta + chef’s whim ragu 16.

cheese + salumi platter | chef’s whim + seasonal accompaniments* 24.

pizza

burrata + rapini pesto | castelvetrano olive + chili + lemon 16.5

margherita | san marzano tomato + house made mozzarella + basil 15.5

casalingo pepperoni + fennel sausage | mozzarella + peppadew pepper 17.5

bianca | mortadella + rosemary ricotta + bechemela + pecorino + meyer lemon + pistachio* 16.5

mushroom | goat cheese + caramelized onion + truffle oil 17.

date + ricotta + bacon | smoked almond + arugula + parmesan + balsamic* 17.

fennel sausage 2. / + farm egg 2.5 / + white anchovy 3. / + prosciutto 3.5

pasta

gluten-free pasta available upon request

tortelloni | tomato ricotta + kale + nduja vinaigrette + pecorino 20.

tagliatelle | veal and pork bolognese + grana padano 19.5 / family style 48.

strozzapreti | mushroom + mustard green + mustard crema + rosemary porcini breadcrumb 20.

bucatini | guanciale + tomato + chili + pecorino + hen egg 21. / family style 52.

baked rigatoni | pulled pork + prosciutto + buffala mozzarella + spinach + san marzano tomato + salsa verde 18.5

conchiglie | cacio e pepe + smoked pecorino + semolina crumble 17. / family style 43.

pappardelle | short rib + cremini mushroom + carrot + parmesan 24 / family style 58.

squid ink radiatore | mussel + clam + calamari + shrimp + green garlic + serrano chili + tomato 24.

piatti

roasted half chicken frá diavolo | polenta + charred broccolini + preserved garlic + lemon 24.

cucina burger | smoked cheddar + lettuce + tomato + pickle + honey mustard aioli + truffle fries 17.5 + short rib 3.

pork osso bucco | brown butter risotto + butternut squash + sage + pine nut gremolata 30.

whole roasted branzino | gigante bean ragu + blistered tomato + fennel + caper + tarragon 31.

grilled new york strip | chanterelle + radicchio + parsnip puree + horseradish + fennel pollen 36.

contorni

giant meatball 9.5 / truffle parm fries 8.5 / creamy polenta 8.5 / burnt brussels sprout 9.

 

COCKTAIL MENU

wines by the glass

white

cucina chardonnay | veneto, italy 10.

pinot grigio | fasoli gino | veneto, italy 10.

sauvignon blanc | chateau laulerie | begerac, fr. 11.

vermentino | maestracci | corsica, france 11.

albanella/pinot nero | fattoria mancini | marche, it. 12.

erbaluce di caluso | ferrando | piemonte, italy 12.

trebbiano di lugana | marangona | lombardia, italy 12.

cortese di gavi | fontanafredda | piemonte, italy 13.

chenin blanc | krater cellars | monterey county 14.

chardonnay | hartford court | russian river 15.

bubbles

cucina sparkling chardonnay | trentino, italy 15.

prosecco | tasi | veneto, italy 11.

pinot noir rosé | ‘cremant’ lucien albrecht | alsace, france 13.

pink

grenache blend | fontsainte | languedoc, france 9.

red

cucina cabernet blend | veneto, italy 10.

aglianico del vulture | macarico | basilicata, italy 11.

montepulciano/sangiovese | le caniette | marche, it. 11.

carignan blend | fontsainte | languedoc, france 12.

malbec | finca decero | mendoza, argentina 12.

syrah | yves cuilleron | northern rhone, france 12.

dolcetto/barbera/nebbiolo | idlewild | mendocino co. 13.

nebbiolo | armando parusso | piemonte, italy 13.

pinot noir | wind racer | anderson valley 13.

nero d’avola | feudo maccari | sicilia, italy 14.

sangiovese blend | tenuta di valgiano | toscana, it. 14.

cabernet sauvignon | ‘estate’ buehler | napa valley 17.

0-proof non-alcoholic delights

giardino citrus | orange + basil + lemon lime soda 7.

lavender lemonade | house made blend 7.

‘aquazul’ | strawberry + mint + lime + ginger + soda 8.

grapefruit raspberry collins | basil + soda 9.

passion fruit smash | cucumber + muddled mint + soda 9.

seasonal shrub selection | soda water 9.

hank’s root beer | small batch + gluten free 5.5

san pellegrino | sparkling water 7.

aqua panna | still water 7.

CUCINA cocktails

sangria | red wine + citrus + angostura bitter 9.

autumn rhythm | vodka + hibiscus infused cocchi rosa + lemon + spiced simple 11.

stranded sicilian | roasted pineapple gin + cocchi americano + aperol 11.

urban rose | apple infused bourbon + orange liqueur + lime + house made grenadine 11.

il zenzero | gin + canton + jalapeño + cucumber + basil + lemon 12.

orange rumble | rum + orange liqueur + oj + house made falernum + egg white 12.

rosmarino revival | house botanical gin + green chartreuse + dolin blanc + rosemary 12.

patchwork | vanilla chai bourbon + spiced roasted squash + almond milk 13.

spotted lynx | vida mezcal + herradura silver + contratto bianco + ginger + honey + grapefruit bitters 13.

prime meridian | vida mezcal + dolin rouge + house made white peach bitters + luxardo maraschino 14.

cappellano #3 | pisco + muddled grape + dolin blanc + lime + cappellano barolo chinato 15.

bartender’s whim 14.

Brewskis

by the handle

moretti | lager | italy 6.5

fall | ‘plenty for all’ pilsner | san diego 9.

modern times | ’fortunate islands’ pale ale | san diego 9.

societe | ‘the harlot’ belgian blonde | san diego 9.

thorn street | ’relay’ ipa | san diego 9.

by the neck

pizza port | ‘chronic’ amber ale. | san diego 7.

blanche de bruxelles | white ale | belgium 9.

mikkeller | ‘windy hill’ new england style IPA | san diego 9.

shacksbury | dry cider | 12oz | vermont 9.

erdinger | non-alcoholic | germany 5.

 

KIDS MENU

A MODO MIO PIZZA $10
build your own pie at the table!
mozzarella + pepperoni + tomato sauce

pasta + butter + parmesan 7.5

pasta + tomato sauce + parmesan 8.

pasta + meat sauce 9.

mac n’ cheese 7.5

cheese + tomato pizza 9.

grilled chicken breast + vegetable + fries 9.5

tempura salmon + vegetable + fries 9.5

fries + homemade ketchup 4.5

+ side of chicken 5.

vanilla ice cream
+ strawberry + chocolate sauce
1 scoop 3. / 2 scoops 5.

orange creamsicle | orange + pineapple juice + vanilla soda 4.

blue shirley | house blueberry grenadine + lemon lime soda 4.

milk 2.5 / orange juice 3.

 

DESSERT MENU

dolci

lemon semifreddo
raspberry puree + thyme shortbread + vanilla whipped cream 10.

malted milk budino
milk chocolate + sea salt crema + meringue cookie 9.

nutella zeppole
macerated strawberry + orange curd* 9.

tiramisu
espresso + mascarpone + chocolate feuilletine + dried raspberry 9.

affogato + cannoli

espresso + vanilla gelato* 6.5

gelato + sorbet sampler 9.

3 cheese plate
chef’s whim + seasonal accompaniments* 13.

bevande

caffe

espresso 3.5

cappuccino 4.5

caffe macchiato 4.

caffe latte 5.

americano freddo

double shot of espresso + water over ice 5.

caffe shakerato | espresso + ice+ sugar + chocolate syrup shaken until chilled + frothy 5.

cocktails

violet in arms | st. germain + crème de violette + gin + vanilla ice cream 11.

secret society | bénédictine + brandy + espresso + pastis float 11.

crack shot | bourbon + crème de cacao + bénédictine + sambuca + espresso 12.

chewbacca’s onesie | bourbon + borghetti caffé + carpano antica + crème de cacao 12.

young apprentice | crème de cacao + brandy + frangelico + mint liqueur 13.