A Winter Trip in Italy

Italian Menu

Seafood and farm forward cooking

Starters

Farmer’s Market Salad
our salad is inspired by what we found at the farmer’s market this week

Italian Peasant Soup
fennel sausage | cabbage | root vegetables | navy beans | tomato, garlic, parmesan broth | cream | croutons  10 GFO

Burrata con Antipasti
ciro’s handmade burrata, torched | fig & onion jam | honeyed bosc pear | caprese | braised fennel salad | grilled king oyster mushroom  12

Lobster Bruschetta
handmade grilled focaccia | sweet pea, basil, and lemon ricotta | buttered lobster | fennel & pea shoot salad  13

Land & Sea Charcuterie Board
housemade terrines, sausages, pates, & cured items using locally sourced meat & fish…served with garden preserves, chutneys, & L.F. baguette  17 GFO

“Fishcake”
chives’ classic potato crusted fishcake | cape breton snow crab, cucumber, & baby green salad | avocado crema | tomato jam  11  GFO

N.S. Mussels Puttanesca
spicy tomato, red pepper, & olive | garlic & olive oil crostini  11

From the Sea

The Dayboat Fish Dish
serving the freshest selections of what our local suppliers catch

“Risotto di Mare”
smoked haddock, mussel, coldwater shrimp, leek & pecorino risotto | grilled sea scallops | olive oil poached salmon  29 GFO

Lobster Crusted Haddock
scottish potato colcannon | winter greens | beetroot | beurre blanc  27

From the farm

Braised Beef Short Rib “Milanese”
roast corn, parmesan, & browned butter polenta | sweet peas | charred tomato | gremolata  27 GFO

N.S. Lamb Bolognaise with Gnocchi
fresh potato gnocchi | san marzano tomatoes | ciro’s fresh mozzarella | cream | parmesan | baby greens  24  VO

Pasta 

Free Range Chicken Tetrazini
braised n.s. chicken & mushroom tagliatelle | double smoked bacon | croutons | pecorino  21 

Squash Ravioli
handmade roast squash & ricotta ravioli | wild mushrooms | browned butter | 12- year aged balsamic vinegar | sage | pinenuts | taleggio  23 V

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A Winter Trip in Italy
Italian Menu