800 Heinz Avenue,
Berkeley CA 94710
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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 // 21 Novembre 2014

 

Antipasti

ZUPPA DI LEGUMI Organic mixed bean, pea, lentil & barley soup with onion, celery, carrot, herbs, vegetable broth, Parmigiano cup 5 / bowl 8

CAPESANTA GRATINATA Herb & breadcrumb-crusted day boat scallop baked in the shell, organic mixed greens, lemon 4.5 each

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

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

INSALATA CON QUAGLIA Roasted quail stuffed with sausage, bread and Parmigiano; persimmon, wild arugula, balsamico condimento 12.5

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

FIOCCHI DI PERE Pear and ricotta ravioli sautéed with brown butter, sage and Parmigiano 13.5

GNOCCHI AL CINGHIALE Potato dumplings sautéed with house-made wild boar & chive sausage, butternut squash, cream, Parmigiano 14

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

PAPPARDELLE ALLA CARBONARA Parsley pasta sautéed house-cured pork belly, eggs, Parmigiano, black pepper and cream 13.5



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 AI CARCIOFI Artichokes heart, housemade mozzarella, Parmigiano, lemon condimento 11



Piatto di Mare

MERLUZZO ALLA GRIGLIA Grilled herb and breadcrumb-crusted local rock cod, roasted potatoes, spinach, lemon condimento 16

Piatto di Terra

SCALOPPINE AI CAPPERI Sautéed pork loin scaloppini with capers, lemon juice & white wine, 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

CAVOLETTI IN PADELLA Sautéed Brussels sprouts, garlic-infused olive oil, 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