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Dinner

Spring 2013

Antipasti

SALUMI

ANITRA E UOVA

Duck confit over warm braised lentil and leek salad served with Hudson Valley Egg Company sunny-side up egg 15

Assorted imported salami, sopressata, coppa, house-pickled giardiniera 15

VERDURE

Roasted marinated seasonal vegetables, mixed olives, almonds with local and imported cheeses 15 Add salumi for 5

CARTOCCIO

Crispy calamari, zucchini, spicy tomato garlic sauce 15

FORMAGGI

Hudson Valley Mediterranean cheese plate 16 (Selections change daily)

Insalate/Salads

STAGIONE Sky Farm baby greens tossed with sherry-shallot vinaigrette (HVM) 9 RUGHETTA Sky Farm baby arugula, shavings of Parmesan, drizzled with lemon juice and olive oil

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BARBINA Sky Farm baby greens, roasted beets, asparagus, mushrooms, Coach Farm goat cheese, toasted walnuts and sherry-shallot vinaigrette (HVM) 13 CAROTA Moroccan roasted carrot salad with Four Brother’s feta, mint, oil cured olives, with honey lemon vinaigrette 11 CESARINA Crispy Romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese, olive oil croutons (HVM) 11 Additional Salad Toppings: Pan seared shrimp (4 oz) 5 ~ Roasted breast of free range chicken (6 oz) 6 ~ Imported white anchovies (4 oz) 5 ~ Pan seared organic salmon (5 oz) 12

Gigi Skizza™ Crispy Gigi flatbread “pizzas” topped with fresh ingredients

Contorni/Sides

Design a meal with 2 to 3 sides

ORTOLANA

Gluten-free option 2 Additional vegetable options 1 Additional protein options 2.5

Roasted seasonal vegetables, fresh herbs, Gigi extra-virgin olive oil 8

MARGHERITA

Tuscan fries, fresh crispy herbs, Gigi dipping sauce 9 With Parmesan 10

Gigi Tomato Sauce (HVM), basil, oregano, mozzarella 13

MAMMA

Tuscan-style porchetta, fennel salami, mozzarella, tomato 15

PREZZEMOLO

Locust on the Hudson Organic Farm spinach and parsley pesto with D.O.P. gorgonzola dolce, dates, extra virgin olive oil 15

BIANCA

Coach Farm goat cheese, Gigi Fig Jam, pear, arugula, truffle oil 15

Primi Piatti / First Courses As an appetizer or as a main course

PENNE ARRABBIATA

Spicy Tomato Sauce (HVM) with garlic, olive oil, crushed red pepper and basil 13 / 16

PASTA INTEGRALE

Housemade whole wheat fettuccine, Vegetable Trifolati (HVM), pesto, roasted garlic and fresh herbs 14 / 18

TAGLIATELLE BERTA

Housemade fettuccine, Gigi Bolognese (HVM), Hudson Valley Fresh ricotta (HVM), Meiller Farm grass-fed beef and pork ragu 17 / 22

RIGATONI BUTTERA

Tubular semolina pasta, Gigi Buttera (HVM), Meiller Farm Berkshire pork sausage, peas, San Marzano tomatoes and a touch of cream 17 / 22

LINGUINI VONGOLE

Housemade linguini with chopped Long Island clams, garlic, crushed red pepper, white wine, extra virgin olive oil topped with toasted seasoned breadcrumbs 17 / 22

LASAGNA BOLOGNESE

Traditional oven fired spinach pasta, Meiller Farm ragu of grass fed beef and pork, Parmesan bechamel and Gigi tomato sauce 17 / 22

GNUDI

House Made ricotta, chive, lemon and pepper gnudi with carrot puree, pea and peas shoot salad finished with Pecorino Brinata 16 / 21

GLUTEN-FREE “PASTA” DUMPLINGS

Hand-formed buckwheat gnocchetti, sauce of your choice 15 / 19 House-made Bolognese and Pomodoro Sauces are always available

PATATINE

FIASCHETTO

Braised giant white beans, herbs, Gigi extra-virgin olive oil (HVM) 8

RAPINE

Sautéed broccoli rabe, garlic, Gigi extra-virgin olive oil, hot chili flakes (HVM) 9

PRIMAVERA

Sauté of Wiltbank Farm oyster mushrooms, pencil asparagus, fava beans & spring onions with lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil 9

Secondi / Main Courses POLLO ‘PORCHETTA’

Northwind Farm house made chicken porchetta stuffed with Towne & Country spicy sausage served with grilled Wild Hive taleggio polenta, sautéed broccoli rabe and toasted pine nuts 26

SALMONE

Pan roasted Farro Island salmon with saffron couscous, apsaragus, peas, and fire roasted tomato timbale, hearts of palm and shaved fennel salad 27

PORK SCALLOPINE PIZZAOLA

Pork scallopine pizzaola style with garlic grilled sourdough, olives, mushrooms, Sweet 100 tomatoes, fresh herbs and house smoked Falanga Dairy mozzarella 26

BISTECCA

Grilled 14 oz rib-eye steak, rosemary, olive oil, sea salt, Tuscan fries and Gigi dipping sauce (HVM) 28

SCARPETTA

(Serves Two) Grilled and sliced 32 oz rib-eye steak, rosemary olive oil, sea salt, Tuscan fries and Gigi dipping sauce (HVM) 45

Gigi Burger 1/2 lb. Meiller Farms ground beef Topped with: • Mountain Smokehouse nitrate-free bacon • Smoked Tomato Jam • House made bread & butter pickles • Adirondack cheddar on a Gigi-made onion seed brioche bun Served with Tuscan Fries 14 Also available as sliders (3) - Bun available gluten-free 1

We use locally grown and organic products whenever possible.

HVM = Recipe in Hudson Valley Mediterranean: The Gigi Good Food Cookbook (Pensiero / Harper Collins)


GiGi Trattoria Menu 2013