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

LUNCH MENU // 30 Settembre 2014

 

Antipasti

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

INSALATA DI SALMONE AFFUMICATO Smoked salmon, red & green cabbage, red onion, fennel, lemon condimento 12.5

INSALATA CON BRUCIATINI Organic baby mixed greens, crispy pancetta, gorgonzola dolce crostini, balsamico condimento 10

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

BURRATA E PENDOLINI Cream filled fresh mozzarella, mixed greens, caramelized cherry tomatoes, balsamico, extra virgin olive oil 11

PROSCIUTTO E MELONE Parma prosciutto, Tuscan and honeydew melon, wild arugula, balsamico condimento 11.5

CARPACCIO DI BIETOLE Organic Chioggia beets, Umbrian farro, organic baby romaine, chopped eggs, Parmigiano, lemon condimento 11.5

Pasta

TAGLIATELLE BOLOGNESE Fresh pasta with traditional pork, beef, and tomato ragú, Parmigiano 13

FETTUCCINE AI FUNGHI Spinach pasta sautéed with mixed mushrooms, thyme, garlic-infused olive oil and Parmigiano 13.5

TORTELLI DI PERE E FORMAGGI Pear, robiola and ricotta ravioli sautéed with brown butter, sage and Parmigiano 13.5

PAPPARDELLE AMATRICIANA Parsley pasta sautéed with house-cured pork belly, red onion, chili pepper, tomato, Parmigiano 13.5

RAVIOLI AI GAMBERI Ravioli filled with prawn, lemon zest & butter, sautéed with basil, fresh tomato, red onion, corn and wine 14.5

PASTA AL NERO Squid ink pasta sautéed with squid, shrimp, bay scallop, red onion, white wine & marinara 14.5



Panini

PANINO ALL’AGNELLO Ground leg of lamb with roasted garlic and herbs, dijon mustard, caramelized onions, organic spinach 11

PANINO CON POLLO Grilled Petaluma Farms free range chicken breast, avocado, wild arugula, roasted pancetta and aioli 11

PANINO ALLA SALSICCIA Housemade Italian sausage, gorgonzola dolce, grilled fennel, wildarugula, aioli 11

PANINO AI CALAMARI Grilled wild caught calamari steak with caper & parsley aioli, organic spinach 11

PANINO CAPRESE Organic cluster tomato, housemade mozzarella, grilled eggplant, balsamico 11

Piatto di Mare

MERLUZZO ALLA GRIGLIA Grilled herb and breadcrumb-crusted Alaska true cod with roasted potatoes, spinach, lemon condimento 16

Piatto di Terra

SCALOPPINE AI CAPPERI Sautéed pork loin scaloppini with capers, lemon juice and white wine, sautéed organic spinach, roasted potatoes 16

Contorni

SPINACI AL BURRO Sautéed organic spinach with butter and Parmigiano 6

INSALATA MISTA Organic baby mixed greens, balsamico 5.5

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

 

Dolci

TORTA AL CIOCCOLATO Italian chocolate fondant cake 6.50

TORTA DELLA NONNA Traditional Italian cake with lemon patisserie cream, pine nuts, almonds 6.50

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

 

Menu subject to change based on availablity.

Eighteen percent gratuity may be added to parties of five or more.

Chef Massimiliano Boldrini