A restaurant meal is incomplete without its after-dinner mint, which cleanses the palate before patrons gnaw a subterranean tunnel home. Chew the scenery with today’s Groupon.
$20 for $40 Worth of Authentic Italian Cuisine for Two or More
Choose from menu items such as calamari fritti, pan fried rings of calamari topped with spicy pomodoro ($11.95), wood-fired margherita pizza ($12.95), penne pasta with grilled chicken and broccoli ($16.95), and fresh scrod with San Marzano tomato sauce, sautéed spinach, and roasted red potatoes ($24.95). See the full menu.
Trattoria Roma's wood oven permeates the restaurant and marketplace's walls with the enticing fragrances of authentic Italian pizzas, calzones, and specialty entrees. As explained by GoLocalProv, "to get to the dining room, you must first walk through the Italian market," where "you'll see every manner of cheese and cured meat on tempting display." In the elegant dining area, white tablecloths hold plates of palatable pan-fried calamari rings and jumbo sea scallops over risotto milanese, and wood-fired pizzas and calzones emerge from the oven. Framed photos of colorful, Italian-style villages flank a flat-screen TV, mixing classic and modern like a cell phone programmed in Latin. For more casual hunger quenching, the culinary team assembles freshly sliced subs, paninis, and salads in the traditional Italian marketplace, which also showcases an olive bar brimming with more than 10 different varieties. Shelves of imported groceries and olive oils, like books that can talk, beg to be perused. Sips of cappuccino and wine fuel after-dinner conversation, while tantalizing displays of italian desserts induce cravings for cannoli.