This year Bar Alto is taking a culinary journey through Italy on its regional lunch menu tour. Beginning in Liguria and ending in Sardinia, we’re navigating our way around Italy in a bid to capture the robust flavours of the Mediterranean.
The jewel in the Italian crown Tuscany has so much that we instantly recognise as classically Italian.
The birthplace of the Italian renaissance, two of its greatest and most beautiful cities in Sienna and
Florence and of course that slightly off center tower in Pisa plus one of the world’s most famous
wine regions, Chianti. With all this rich history it is somewhat paradoxical that the beauty of
Tuscany’s cuisine lies in its purity and simplicity
crostini di fegatini di pollo – Tuscan chicken liver crostini
raviloli gnudi – ‘nude’, cavalo nero and ricotta ravioli, sage butter
pici alle briciole – hand rolled spaghetti, chili, garlic and bread crumbs.
peposo alla fornacina – Florentine beef cheek stew with chianti, garlic and black pepper
pesce alla Livornese – pan-fried market fresh white fish, chili, tomato, black olives, evoo
zucotto – Florentine cake filled with chocolate, hazelnuts, saffron cream
Served with a glass of 2009 Poggiotondo’ Cerro del Masso’ Chianti Tuscany, Italy
Entrée and Main $35.00
Entrée Main and Dessert $44.00
This menu is available for Lunch Tuesday to Saturday throughout October