(organic local produce sourced mainly from BD’s Earth-Trine farm John Fonteyn’s Rio Gozo Farm & local farmers market)


Insalata Ojai, our local lettuce mix tossed in house made vinaigrette, topped with pumpkin seeds, avocado...14.50  (vegan)

Insalata Dorata, butter lettuce tossed in our vinaigrette with fresh tomatoes, torpedo onions & capers...15  (vegan)

Insalata Zarina, romaine lettuce tossed in our house made tahini dressing topped with apples, crumbled walnuts & toasted pumpkin seeds...15.50   (vegan)

Insalata Cioxota, arugula, radicchio & beets in vinaigrette topped with feta cheese & drizzled with our balsamic reduction…14.50

Insalata della Vallortola, romaine lettuce in vinaigrette, radishes, fennel, carrots & pumpkin seeds, drizzled with our winter herb/garlic pesto & feta cheese.…15.50

Insalata Orto-vegan, romaine lettuce in our house made tahini dressing with radishes, fennel, carrots & toasted pumpkin seeds, drizzled with fresh local herb pesto.…15.50   (vegan)

Insalata Sagittaria, black kale in our vinaigrette topped with roasted butternut squash, finished with feta cheese & toasted pumkin seeds...15.50

Caprese OMG, slices of fresh mozzarella, fresh tomatoes & basil, lightly seasoned with sea salt, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & garnished with mediterranean olives…15.50

California Caprese, slices of fresh tomatoes, avocado & basil, lightly seasoned with sea salt, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & garnished with mediterranean olives…15.50  (vegan)

Insalata Pra’, our local lettuce mix in vinaigrette, topped with shredded pecorino cheese…12

Insalata Fontese, arugula in our house vinaigrette topped with italian parmesan cheese.…13

Insalata Amica, our local lettuce mix in vinaigrette with local organic oranges, tangerines, fennel, avocado, mediterranean olives & italian parmesan cheese.…16

Insalata La Rocca, kale & radicchio in our vinaigrette topped with warm sauteed california shitake mushrooms, finished with shredded pecorino cheese...17

(add warm shredded chicken breast for salad +6.75)     

  (add chilled shredded chicken breast for salad +4)

house made soups

Minestra dell’Archeson, roasted butternut squash, lentils, garlic, onion, carrots, celery & seasonal local organic greens, topped with italian pecorino cheese…..12

Zuppa di Pollo e Verdure, roasted chicken, local organic vegetables & greens in our house made chicken broth…..14 

Cioppino del Pescatore, fresh local catch, scallops, shrimp & fresh clams, splashed w/lighly spiced tomato sauce & fresh organic local herbs, simmered in our house made seafood broth….28

artisanal bread
 baked locally

Pane, Olio e Balsamico, artisanal local bread, served with italian extra virgin olive oil & our balsamic reduction sauce….5.50

Bruschetta al Pomodoro Fresco, toasted artisanal bread topped with fresh tomatoes & roasted garlic, tossed in extra virgin olive oil….15

Crostini di Campo Croce, toasted artisanal bread topped with sauteed fresh california shitake mushrooms & italian parmesan cheese….17

Pate’ su Pan-Tosta’, toasted artisanal bread topped with roasted duck liver & mushroom pate’, finished with torpedo onion & balsamic reduction….14

two piece side of our toasted local artisanal bread….1.50 

hand shaped pizza
10’ flatbread made from scratch in house & topped with our favorite ingredients, finished in our wood burning oven

Pizza Regina Margherita: our house made tomato sauce, topped with fresh mozzarella & basil...16

Pizza Boscaiola, our tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella & sauteed fresh seasonal mushrooms...18  

Pizza al Salamino: our tomato sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese & pepperoni (salamino)...16

Pizza Crespanese: our tomato sauce, shredded mozzarella, our housemade pork sausage & fresh oregano…18

Pizza al Portego: our tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella & parma prosciutto, finished w/arugula….18

Pizza Valvecia: shredded mozzarella cheese, roasted duck & torpedo onion, finished with arugula, drizzled with balsamic reduction….18

Pizza alla Piavesana, tomato sauce, smoked mozzarella, herb roasted lamb, olives & basil.…18

Pizza del Bob: our tomato sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, house made pork sausage, italian prosciutto & pepperoni(salamino)….19

Cheese Pizza: topped with our house made tomato sauce & shredded mozzarella cheese...14.50

house made pasta ribbons

Maltagliate all’Asolana: house made hand-cut wide white pasta ribbons in tomato sauce with house braised beef & fresh local organic broccoli, topped with pecorino cheese...28

Paiefien al Pastore: house made hand-cut wide green & white pasta ribbons in our local organic mint pesto with garlic, wine & herb roasted lamb, topped with feta cheese...28

Nastri Verdi alla Marittima: house made hand-cut wide green pasta ribbons in brandy-tomato-cream sauce, with fresh local catch, clams, scallops & shrimp, with local organic arugula...30

artisanal stuffed pasta

Agnoli Funghaioli: artisanal ravioli filled with seasonal mushrooms & cheese, topped with browned butter, crispy local sage, grated parmesan & a splash of our tomato sauce (8pc)...25

Raviocchi di Zucca: artisanal ravioli filled w/roasted squash, sweet potato & mascarpone cheese, topped w/browned butter, crispy sage, parmesan & a splash of our tomato sauce (8pc)...24 

premium italian pasta

 choice of Spaghetti or Penne or  Fusilli or egg Fettuccine tossed in our house made sauces
(sub spaghetti squash + $ 4)  (sub housemade pasta ribbons, green or white + $ 5) 

Sugo di Pomodoro: our house made tomato sauce...15   (vegan sauce)

Checca: fresh tomatoes & basil, with roasted garlic & olive oil.....16  (vegan sauce)

Valverde: local herb pesto, seasonal vegetables, greens & walnuts...19  (vegan sauce)

Fumo e Fuoco: our spicy tomato sauce, roasted eggplant, smoked mozzarella & fresh oregano...18

Rosa’:our house made tomato & cream sauce (pink sauce ).....17

Putanesca: our spicy tomato sauce with light anchiovy, greek olives & capers ...19

Padernota: tomato/cream sauce with roasted chicken breast & seasonal mushrooms...20

Maserese: our tomato sauce, house made pork sausage, onion & pecorino cheese...20

Carbonara Parmese: fresh local organic egg, cream, prosciutto di parma & parmesan cheese...21    

Dante: our spicy tomato sauce, pepperoni(salamino), smoked mozzarella & basil...18.50

Laghetto: olive oil, garlic & a dash of cream with braised duck, mushrooms & fennel…20

Ezzelina: our own bolognese style recipe, house made, slow braised, ground beef ragout...20

Vongole:, fresh clams, roasted garlic, oil, white wine, lemon, red pepper, italian parsley...21

Scampi Scoglio: our brandy-tomato-cream sauce, shrimp & local organic radicchio...23.50

roasted spaghetti squash
tossed like pasta

Zucca Adriatica:lightly spiced tomato sauce with mediterranean olives & capers....22  (vegan)

main course specialties
served with sautéed locally grown organic greens & vegetables with roasted gold potatoes

Branzone Bianco al Miel e Mandarin:fresh wild caught local white seabass filet with local wild flower honey  fresh local citrus & turmeric butter….36

Halibut alla Dragoncella: fresh wild caught local halibut filet sauteed in white wine, fresh tarragon, lemon & pistachio….40

Melanzane alle Mure: roasted eggplant, baked with our house made tomato sauce & smoked mozzarella, finished with italian parmesan cheese….25.50

Petto di Pollo alla Zia Maria: breaded boneless chicken breast, sautéed with butter & sage...29

Lombata di Maiale al Rosmarino: bone-in pork chop roasted with local rosemary, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil….30

Bistecca di Fileto di Manzo: beef tenderloin steak, roasted with local organic sage, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil….42

polenta specials

Bacala’ Fresco della Casa, fresh wild local cod, simmered in olive oil, cream, milk, onions, garlic & capers, served over creamy soft polenta….19

Spessatin de Fieto: our house braised beef tenderloin, served over creamy soft polenta, topped with parmesan cheese….24

add a side of sautéed local organic greens & vegetables + $ 5


Risotto ai Funghi Stagionali: fresh seasonal mushrooms & parmesan cheese.... 27

Risotto al Doxe, large wild scallops, saffron & fresh local arugula….32


house-made tiramisu’….9

italian raspberry cheese cake….9

italian wild berry tart….8.50 

italian chocolate cake….9

italian gelato (1 scoop….4) , (2 scoops….8)