Revamped Café Spiaggia Reopens After Seven Weeks
Café Spiaggia, the sister restaurant of Spiaggi, reopened July 16 after a seven-week renovation.
James Beard Award winning Chef Tony Mantuano created a menu of Italian dishes, including starters like a selection of fresh crudos, warm burrata with plums and celery, and a chef favorite, “Emilia Romagna on a Plate, ”a combination of gnocco fritto, prosciutto di Parma, fonduta, and balsamico.
Pastas, a specialty of the Cafe, are encouraged to be shared, and entrees range from whole branzino to prime skirt steak topped with pickled onions, cherry tomatoes, and gorgonzola dolce.
Pastry Chef Melanie Diamond-Manlusoc’s take on Italian treats include…