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CALL US AT 630-402-0597 TO BOOK YOUR SEATS 

starters

 

 

 

bread service 4

house made bread & flavored butter

 

butternut  squash arancini 12  

 cacio e pepe aioli & fried sage   

ricotta toast 10

 pear, honey, candied pecans   

smashed potatoes 10

calabrian pepper aioli, parmesan cheese & black pepper 

 

frizzled brussels 12

 brown butter sweet potato puree,  pecans,  balsamic, parmesan & sage  

 

meatballs 12  

beef + pork meatballs, classic red sauce, whipped ricotta cheese & breadcrumbs 

 

salads

 

caesar 10

mixed greens, red onion, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs

 

fall  salad  12

radicchio, mixed greens, poached  pear, cranberry & pumpkin seeds  . 

pastas

 

amatriciana 19

bacon, red pepper flake, tomato & whipped ricotta   

squash pasta 19

bacon, brussel sprouts, squash puree, brown butter, sage & pecorino cheese  

duck stuffed pasta 28  

  duck confit filling,  french onion borderlaise, chives 

 

carbonara 18 ( DINE IN ONLY)

bacon, parmesan cheese, black pepper & egg yolk 

scampi 24

seared prawns, white wine, roasted garlic, lemon & breadcrumbs 

 

 gnocchi 22  

roasted mushrooms , black truffle, marsala, chives, pecorino cheese & breadcrumbs  

bolognese 22

beef & pork sauce, classic red sauce, bread crumbs & pecorino cheese 

proteins 

garlic sausage  22

 sweet potato & smoked cheddar polenta, fennel apple slaw 

 

octopus 26

crispy fingerling potatoes, carrot romesco,  green olives  

 

crispy pork belly  24 

tuscan white beans, bacon, fall greens, bourbon maple demi glacé 

 

dessert


Caramel apple cake   12
Apple spice cake, bourbon caramelized apples, brown butter shortbread & maple chai cream  

for the kiddos

butter noodles 4

 

kids red 5

 

kids Mac n cheese 5

 

 

reds    glass-bottle 

 

natum  montepulciano d'abruzzo  12-48

folly of the beast  Pinot Noir- California 12-48 

guado al melo antillo borghesi - Super Tuscan- Italy 14-56 

flying cloud - cabernet sauvignon - California 14-42

la sala chianti classico - Italy 17 - 60 

luigi giordano - barbera d' alba- Italy BTL 56

 

*special featured wine* 

beaune clos de la mousse - france 2017 100

 

whites/sparkling   glass- bottle

corvidae riesling- yakima valley, washington 12 - 48

thevenet & fils chardonnay - burgundy, france 15 - 60

isle saint pierre rose - southern rhone, france 11 - 44

bella prazza - pinot grigio - italy 11-50

bench - sauvignon blanc - Napa Vally   9 - 36

nani rizzi - Prosecco - Italy 9-36

non-alcoholic 

coffee 3

espresso - single 3 double 4

cappuccino 5

hot tea 3

iced tea 3

san Pellegrino regular/ flavored 3

sprite/coca cola/diet coke 3 

cocktails / after dinner 

old fashioned 12

"grandpas juice" manhattan 12

negroni 12

gin and tonic 12

blood orange margarita 12

grandpa Tonys lemoncello 10

beer 6

crystal lake brewing  - beach blonde

solemn oath -  kolsch-style ale

two brothers - domaine dupage country ale 

peroni - nastro azzurro 

revolution- anti hero ipa