Basso56 Cucina Italiana is a jewel of an Italian ristorante and enotecca and a well kept secret in Chappaqua. Frequented by romantic diners and festive food-loving families. this highly rated restaurant offers fresh, artisanal, organic when possible, and always creative fare. Dishes and menus represent classic Basso offerings as well as the best market fare of the season.

Chef Paolo Catini begins with heirloom family recipes from his great-great grandmothers, on which he elaborates and evolves to a modern lighter palette perfection.

Selections From The Basso56 Cucina Italiana Dinner Menu:

  • Tortino di Melanzane Alla Parmigiana – Baked eggplant alla parmigiana with tomato sauce, parmesan cheese fresh mint and basil
  • Calamari Alla Griglia – Marinated grilled fresh calamari over roasted eggplant puree and baby arugula salad
  • Mista Della Casa – Radicchio, endive, baby arugula and cherry tomatoes with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar dressing
  • Cavolo e Mela – Organic baby kale, avocado, granny smith apple and fresh buffalo ricotta cheese
  • Trofie al Pesto Genovese – Trofie pasta with traditional ligurian pesto sauce and fresh buffalo ricotta cheese
  • Fettuccine Con Funghi Porcini e Spinaci – Homemade fettuccine pasta with porcini mushrooms and spinach leaves in a garlic and extra virgin olive oil sauce
  • Filetto Di Dentice In Brodetto – Pan seared filet of wild striped bass, light pesto crust, white wine, lemon and capers sauce over grilled asparagus and homemade mashed potatoes
  • Branzino Alla Griglia – Grilled whole branzino or pan roasted filet marinated with extra virgin olive oil, lemon and oregano served with sauted baby spinach and homemade mashed potatoes
  • Agnello Scottadito Alla Romana – Grilled baby lamb chops marinated with fresh herbs and extra virgin olive oil served with artichoke mousse and homemade mashed potatoes
  • Filetto Di Manzo Al Tartufo – Pan roasted filet mignon with caramelized onions and portobello mushroom topped with creamy black truffle sauce, served with homemade mashed potatoes

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