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 // 17 SETTEMBRE 2014



Antipasti

ZUPPA DI CECI Garbanzo bean soup with onion, celery, carrot, herbs, vegetable broth, Parmigiano 5 cup / bowl 8

CAPESANTE GRATINATE Herb & breadcrumb-crusted Massachusetts day boat scallops baked in the shell, organic mixed greens, lemon 19

PROSCIUTTO E MELOGRANO Parma prosciutto, pomegranate, wild arugula, Parmigiano, 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 SALMONE AFFUMICATO Potato dumplings sautéed with smoked salmon, red onion, white wine, cream and marinara 16

RISOTTO AL PESCE Arborio rice sautéed with crab, bay scallop, squid, prawn, marinara, red onion & white wine 16.5



Piatti di Mare

SALMONE ALLA GRIGLIA Grilled herb and breadcrumb-crusted Columbia River coho salmon, roasted potatoes, arugula, fennel, lemon 22

ZUPPETTA DI PESCE Sautéed Alaskan red banned rockfish, manila clams & day boat scallop with red onion, purple potatoes, tomato, spinach 22




Piatti di Terra

TAGLIATA AL BALSAMICO Grilled flat iron steak with herbs & balsamico, wild arugula, shaved Parmigiano, roasted potatoes 22.5

SALSICCE ALLA GRIGLIA Grilled housemade wild boar-chive sausage & pork-cabernet sausage with braised peppers, gorgonzola-soft polenta 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