800 Heinz Avenue,
Berkeley CA 94710
p (510) 841-7482
f (510) 649-5075
info@rivacucina.com



HOURS

Lunch:
Tues - Fri 11:30-2:30


Dinner:
Fri - Sat 5:30-9:30
Tues - Thurs: 5:30-9:00

DINNER MENU // 21 Agosto 2014



Antipasti

ZUPPA DI CANNELLINI Cannellini bean soup with onion, celery, carrot, herbs, vegetable broth, Parmigiano 5 / bowl 8

CAPESANTE GRATINATE Herb & breadcrumb-crusted Massachusetts day boat scallops baked in the shell, organic mixed greens, lemon 17.5

PROSCIUTTO E FICHI Parma prosciutto, figs baked with goat cheese, balsamico reduction 15.5

BURRATA E PENDOLINI Cream filled fresh mozzarella, mixed greens, caramelized tomatoes, balsamico, extra virgin olive oil 11.5

INSALATA CON BRUCIATINI Organic baby mixed greens, crispy pancetta, gorgonzola dolce crostini, balsamico vinaigrette 10.5

INSALATA DI BIETOLE Organic Chioggia beets, romaine, Umbrian farro, red wine condimento, shaved Parmigiano 11.5

PANZANELLA Organic heirloom tomatoes, English cucumber, red onion, red wine condimento, croutons, ricotta salata 11.5

ANTIPASTO MISTO Balsamico- braised housemade sausage bruschetta, tomato & basil bruschetta, aged Pecorino Toscano, salumi and olives, champagne vinegar poached seasonal vegetables 15.5


Pasta

TAGLIATELLE BOLOGNESE Fresh pasta with traditional pork, beef, and tomato ragú, Parmigiano 15

PAPPARDELLE AI FUNGHI Parsley pasta sautéed with mixed mushrooms, thyme, garlic-infused olive oil and truffle pecorino 16

PASSATELLI ALLA SALSICCIA Parmigiano, egg & breadcrumb pasta sautéed with housemade Italian sausage, butter, sage & cream 15.5

GNOCCHI AL BRASATO Potato dumplings sautéed with slow-braised lamb shank, soffritto, herbs & cabernet wine, Parmigiano 16

RAVIOLI AL BRANZINO Seabass, mascarpone, chive & spinach ravioli sautéed with saffron-cream, shrimp, fresh tomato & red onion 16.5



Piatti di Mare

SOGLIOLA ALLA GRIGLIA Grilled herb and breadcrumb-crusted local petrale sole, roasted potatoes, arugula, fennel, lemon 21.5

SALMONE AI CAPPERI Sautéed wild Alaska coho salmon with capers, red onion, lemon & wine, spinach, soft polenta 22




Piatti di Terra

FILETTO AL BALSAMICO Grilled fillet mignon with braised heirloom peppers, roasted potatoes, balsamico reduction 24

PORCHETTA ARROSTO Traditional pork belly roasted with herbs & fennel, soft polenta, radish, green & red cabbage slaw, lemon 20

 

Contorni

SPINACI AL BURRO
Sautéed organic spinach with butter and Parmigiano 6

FAGIOLINI IN PADELLA Sautéed Blue Lake green beans with garlic infused oil and Parmigiano 6.5

VERDURE ALLA GRIGLIA
Grilled Italian eggplant, zucchini, squash, basil oil 6.5




Dolci

TORTA AL CIOCCOLATO
Italian chocolate fondant cake 6.5

TORTA DELLA NONNA
Traditional Italian cake with lemon patisserie cream, pine nuts, almonds 6.5

PANNA COTTA
"Cooked creme" served with choice of chocolate shavings or seasonal fruit 7

 

Menu subject to change based on availablity.

Chef Massimiliano Boldrini