Wines are fabulous. The result was texturally inferior to the times I've made it using the commercial stuff--stayed grainy no longer how long I ran the food processor. Service has always been great as well. Wait staff always cleared plates and unnecessary things off the table without us asking and food was out quick! Cheers, what a lovely place. From mini onions to full on pieces of bacon...I was so happy I almost cried! Our lovely bartendress provided my pint glass of vodka and I went to town. I added a little lemon and orange zest, skipped the sugar and added 4tbls of honey, and sprinkled some lavender in. We finished off with a diabetes inducing dessert (a blondie sundae of some sort) and a shot of limoncello. Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to serve. and we also couldn't resist a tri-tip ragu served over polenta...insanely good although it's not showing on the website menu at the moment. I plan to make it again for a large family gathering. ricotta did just It was truly fantastic...the kind of dish that sticks in your mind, the kind of dish you'd pay for valet to get. It is right in the center of Little Italy and had an inviting rustic atmosphere. and as for the pureed ed fava beans, they were pretty salty as well.I loved this place, but maybe I am not ready for the robust flavors. Will Will make again. Everything was a huge hit but my faves were the paccheri pasta and meatballs! and a little bit of flour -they come out super moist, almost like bread pudding, and delicious with pure maple syrup. Happy hour is from 2-6pm.What we had: Focciacia de Recco, ricotta with honey comb, sliders. After tip, we paid abut $160 for two people. I made a blueberry crisp and served this on the side minus the berries. CONS:PARKING is pretty bad- but you can't expect anything different on a Sunday in little italy...They were out of olives AND pelligrino! !Also, highly suggest their pizza's. (Can be made 1 day ahead. I love this place. But if you can find fresh ricotta, which is less grainy than some of the commercial types, use it and omit the cream cheese. Blend ricotta, cream cheese, 2 tablespoons sugar, honey, and vanilla in processor until smooth. 1/2 baguette1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1/2 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt1 cup ricotta cheese1 teaspoon lemon zest1/3 cup honey2 tablespoons coarse flake... plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, Enjoy $10 off orders of $100 or more with code MANGIA, Bruschetta with Gorgonzola Cheese and Honey, 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt, 2 tablespoons coarse flake sea salt, such as Maldon. Definitely use the fresh ricotta, as the stuff from the tub in the grocery store just will NOT get smooth! Great intentions. Must use FRESH RICOTTA. I didn't feel ripped off, but I also didn't leave thinking, "I gotta come back!!" Good food. This was amazing!!!! I was only able to eat half of the dish, before I had to stop. I think I could eat this for breakfast! If the strawberries are large I would suggest cutting in quarters so they mix better with the smaller berries. This dish also did not come with anything to balance out the saltyness--even the veggies were salty as well-- saltier than the fish! Went here during lunch and our work had it catered for an event. Service is always friendly too. As we ate it, we all just kept staring at each other in amazement that something so simple could be so divine. Great date night locale, but the foods lacks 5-star praise. This has been a family favorite for years, and I tried to take it up a notch by using home-made ricotta from local full-fat milk. The Cacio e Pepe was delicious but their ricotta/honey bread is a must. This place is the place to go to share items, they say its more like tapas.We ordered the ricotta + honey comb vasi, which was ricotta cheese with olive oil and nutmeg spread on a slice of bread and you stick some honeycomb on it as well. I did not want to make another desert that would compete with it. Add an egg, a little baking pwd. Huge fan. the sugar. Yes, it gets drizzled - thanks for pointing this out! Sign up for FREE to receive exclusive recipes, news, videos, merchandise, products and more!! Dec 19, 2016 | Total time: 35 minutes, Jan 23, 2018 | Total time: 5 minutes, Mar 9, 2018 | Total time: 20 minutes. Heat the water, apple cider vinegar, sugar, salt and peppercorns in a saucepan until the sugar has dissolved. I say its kind of simple country meets modern Italian. Let stand 30 minutes at room temperature. Keep refrigerated. A friend was bringing fruit salad to our bbq. Or maybe the flavors are so strong that they want you to share so you're not overloaded!Food: BAmbiance: A+Service: Apresentation: AI wanted to love you, but I think my palette disagrees with me! chocolate chips. As soon as I whisked her from the airport we rushed over and settled into an adorable street side table on the small patio. I would love to give higher stars to this place, and I really loved my experience there, but there is one major gripe I have about the food-- I will get into detail about it later.We started off being seated in the front of the place, until I went to the bathroom and discovered the charming back patio with burners and a tree with yellow lights on it --they also have a nice little sidewalk front patio.