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Chef Anthony takes a “simple French” approach to cooking at Nicolino’s Italian. Rather than toil away following complicated recipes, he relies on simple, Old-World techniques and fresh ingredients to prepare the restaurant’s seasonal menus. Many of his specialties evoke the earthy flavors of the Italian countryside—hand-formed meatballs laced with pecorino, pan-seared sole in a brown-butter sauce, and wild-mushroom risotto drizzled in truffle oil. An in-house wine steward curates an extensive wine list, standing by to recommend pairings.
Chef Anthony is also an avid photographer, decorating the restaurant’s walls with his shots of nature, cityscapes, food, and postmodern pictures of walls. The festooned eatery, which is located inside the Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel.