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Vivoli Café and Trattoria dishes out dining experiences drawn from a diverse and regularly changing menu, with traditional samplings of Italy's 20 distinct regional cuisines. Diners can begin a taste tour with such antipasti as carpaccio di manzo, thin-sliced filet mignon topped with arugula and lemon, olive oil, and balsamic dressing ($11.95). Margherita pizza satiates appetites with a neapolitan combination of mozzarella, tomato sauce, and basil ($11.95), and lasagna alla bolognese stacks layers of noodles with veal ragout and béchamel in marinara sauce, a stunning display of Renaissance noodle architecture ($15.95). Customers can satisfy carnivorous cravings with the bistecca agrodolce, which tops a 12-ounce Choice rib-eye steak with champagne vinegar, cranberries, and caramelized onions ($28.95). Vivoli's dessert options finish feasts with such delicacies as homemade tiramisu ($7.95) and affogato al café, vanilla ice cream warmed up with a shot of espresso ($9.95).
Vivoli Café & Trattoria
Nunzio Donato Ciaraulo and his wife, Cristina, curate a menu of Old World dishes hailing all corner of Italy, from Venetian-style risotto to coils of tomato-kissed Neapolitan pastas. Though the offerings change regularly, diners can count on classics such as pizzas and pastas joined by a revolving assortment of roasted pork, tender veal, cooked-to-order steaks, and simmering seafood. Sweet teeth applaud louder than an ice-cream truck with subwoofers when they see the dessert menu, which lists traditional mealtime denouements including tiramisu, cannoli, and sorbets.