Italian food can be dangerous to eat, with its rich variety of clothes-staining sauces and smattering of brakeless, wagon-wheel shaped pastas. Enjoy a supervised cruise into savory Italian plates with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of fine Italian fare at Trattoria Trullo on Lincoln Avenue.
Diners seek out Trattoria Trullo for its elegant, savory take on traditional Italian cuisine. Toast the completion of a ruthless pre-meal rap battle with crispy handfuls of calamari fritto, cloaked in a spicy tomato sauce ($7.75), or delight in the decadent prosciutto con melone, which highlights the unlikely pairings of imported prosciutto, ripe cantaloupe, and dried figs ($9.75). Pasta-centric first plates such as the mortadella-and-basil trofiette pugliese ($13.75) ready the stomach for rich second plates, such as veal scalloppine with artichoke, asparagus, and a white-wine sauce ($22.75). The melanzane parmigiana happifies herbivores with layers of breaded eggplant, mozzarella, parmesan, spinach, and marinara ($14.75), while a rich selection of authentic Puglian wines accommodates patrons on all-liquid-grape diets and provides a thunderclap of terror to jittery first-time toast-givers ($7 by the glass).
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Inside the bustling kitchen at Trattoria Trullo, which was featured on Check, Please!, a team of culinary aficionados mixes and matches rich cheeses, sauces, and spices, filling the eatery’s tables with crispy thin-crust pizzas and pasta dotted with house-made meatballs. Trattoria Trullo also delivers piping-hot calzones and paninis to patrons’ homes, and collects food orders via phone, the eatery’s website, and singing telegram.
4767 N Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60625Get Directions