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New Autumn Dinner Menu at Porsena

In Food on November 14, 2012 at 2:04 pm

Striped bass, chickpeas, & braised leeks

Above: Lamb tonnato, roast lamb, poached tuna aioli
Below: Pennette w/ brussel sprout leaves, pancetta, & thyme (& glass of Rosé)

 

Here is what’s new on the menu:

Appetizers:
* Seared whole cuttlefish, w/ baby artichokes,
white wine, and mint
* A Little gem salad w/ warm bacon
dressing & egg mimosa
Pastas:
* Rigatoni al norcino, w/ house made garlic
pork sausage, ricotta, & black pepper
(from a Salvatore Denaro sausage recipe!)
* Gnocchetti con le pulezze, mustard greens,
garlic, anchovy, chili, & breadcrumbs

 Entrees:

* Striped bass w/ braised leeks & chickpeas (pictured above)

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Porsena DINNER MENU here!

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Porsena
21 East 7th street
New York, NY 10003
tel. 212.228.4923

 

 

 

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PORSENA EXTRA BAR OPENS TODAY

In Food on September 6, 2012 at 5:14 pm

Opening Thursday, September 6th. Wine bar. Mediterranean plates. Lunch & Evening service.

 PORSENA EXTRA BAR has a fleeting and changing menu, reflecting inspirations from the Mediterranean, random travels by Sara, and found ingredients.

EVENING:

* Lamb tartar, fine burghul, parsley

* Verdure sott’olio, lightly pickled vegetables

* Yellowfin tuna puttanesca, raw tuna, spicy tomato

* Green and yellow summer squash, tomato

* Lemon potatoes, caviar

* Escabeche, pickled mussels, house made giardiniera

* Surryano ham, spicy greens

* Mortadella mousse, sott’acetti, crostini

* ”Manteca”, caciocavallo, podolica butter, warm bread

* Raw milk cheese, rhubarb relish, toast

LUNCH:

Pane e companatico:

* Eggplant puree, spicy red pepper walnut puree, cucumber & labne, Sardinian flat bread

* Surryano ham, cantaloupe melon butter, cornichons, stecca

* Grilled “kimcheese”, white American, aged cheddar, kim chee, mayo, pullman

* Salami, spicy fig jam, sweet butter, stirato

Salads:

* Little gem, pickled herring, croutons, shaved grana padana

* Farro, arugula, tomato, cucumber, olive oil, red wine vinegar

* Italian olive packed tuna, fingerling potatoes, red onions, celery

* Fennel, radish, orange , red onion, parsley leaf, aleppo pepper

Pasta:

* Spaghettini aglio, olio, pepperoncino

* Spaghettini al norcino, garlic sausage, fresh cows milk ricotta, black pepper

Porsena Extra Bar!

Open Thursday, September 6th!

Next door at PORSENA

SEPTEMBER Calabria Dining Series

starting Monday, September 10th

   Read Sara speaking of Mediterranean picnics in

the New York Times!

Chef Sara in the NY Times

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Teverina Dreaming

Porsena Extra Bar

21 East 7th street
New York, NY 10003

tel. 212.228.4923

info@porsena.com

www.porsena.com

 

Porsena’s Summer Menu

In Food on July 27, 2012 at 10:53 pm
I was so excited that my favorite “pasta” restaurant has come out with a summer menu that I had to share the email. Check out below courtesy of Porsena.

Seared skate wing, Umbrian lentils & heirloom broccoli raab  

Chef Sara Jenkins has crafted a summer menu at Porsena: appetizers of a tomato & cucumber salad, a brandied chicken pâté, and salt cod cakes!

Porsena Summer Menu

 Fettucine rigate with grilled sepia & aromatic herbs

New pastas are pesto siciliano with pistachio, mint, and basil / pennette with green and yellow zucchini / gnocchetti with white beans, diced tomato, and manila clams / and a fettucine rigate with grilled sepia and aromatic herbs.

    Eggplant parmigiana, tomato, and besciamel baked in terra cotta 

The meat in the slow-cooked ragu will change on a daily basis, while the lasagna is seasonally replaced with a baked eggplant parmigiana w/ besciamel in terra cotta.

Gnocchetti with white beans, diced tomato, and manila clams

 

Entrees include a seared skate wing on the bone, with Umbrian lentils & heirloom broccoli raab, a hanger steak in anchovy butter, and a roasted rouge half chicken with farro and fennel!

Summer Menu at Teverina Dreaming

  

(Psst. In one month—PORSENA SINISTRA, wine bar and 

Mediterranean plates, opens next door….)

   Read Sara speaking of Mediterranean picnics in
the New York Times! 

Chef Sara in the NY Times

Everyone Loves PORCHETTA’S

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Porsena
21 East 7th street
New York, NY 10003
tel. 212.228.4923

 

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