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Dinner hours start at 5 p.m. on Monday–Saturday and at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Visit Girasole’s website to view the menu.
Girasole Ristorante fuses Philadelphia's harvest with Italian inspiration. That inspiration comes firsthand from the chefs: the kitchen is filled with Italian women, and one of them, "culinary maestra" Rosalba Moricci, even travels to Italy every year in search of new recipes and techniques to bring back to the restaurant.
That's not the only thing that keeps the menu feeling as fresh as the filet-mignon carpaccio. Moricci also tweaks her dishes depending on what the local farms produce season by season. Visiting the Atlantic City location in 2011, Atlantic City Weekly found seafood specials that were "as good as it gets" and desserts showing "restraint coupled with creativity," much like a bejeweled pair of handcuffs.
Along with fresh, raw beef and seafood, the menu relies on a few other perennial elements. Pastas, including a gnocchi tossed with stracchino cheese and plum tomatoes, are all made in-house. So is the bread, designed to soak up stray sauces and juices from plates such as a grilled Tasmanian salmon or hot, sweet italian sausage with veggies.