New Spring Menu at Sassi

Sassi Restaurant

Next week marks the first day of spring (can you believe it?). To welcome the lovely season (and its scrumptious bounty of veggies), North Scottsdale’s romantic Italian restaurant, Sassi, has debuted a slew of new spring menu items and wine selections.

Menu items:

Cavatelli ~ fresh house-made pasta, wild boar ragu, Pecorino

Pappardelle Verde (pictured) ~  hand-made spinach-colored pasta, ragu of local organic vegetables, Parmigiano

Pork Braciole (pictured)~ pine nuts, currants, breadcrumb, spicy braised local organic greens, heirloom carrots, Pecorino

Braised Cauliflower ~ garlic, chiles, capers, anchovy, Parmigiano

Wood-Oven Baked Rapini ~ lemon, garlic, chiles, ricotta, Parmigiano

Roasted Asparagus ~ extra virgin olive oil, shaved Parmigiano, black pepper

Sassi Restaurant

New Wines:

Veneto Bianco San Vincenzo, Anselmi 2010  W.S. Top 100 smoke, straw, tropical fruit                                  

Etna Rosso, Scilio 2009  organic native Sicilian grapes; fresh & floral      

Barbaresco, Produttori del Barbaresco 2007 elegant rose petal, rose, red fruit and earth                       

Barbera Camp du Rouss, Coppo 2010 vibrant dark fruit, herbs & chocolate, mild tannins

For more info or to view Sassi’s entire bill of fare, visit www.sassi.biz.

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