VIA VAI

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Recommended in the 2019 Michelin Guide for our Authentic Italian Cuisine and Curated Cellar

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From the Kitchen of Executive Chef /Owner Antonio Morichini and his Crew

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Desserts & Drinks

Wine & Beer


At VIA VAI, we share our love for authentic and contemporary Italian food that is seeped in strong culinary traditions. Enjoy our table service or drop by and take the food and spirit of VIA VAI with you. Discover our artisanal food, including hand-crafted pasta and desserts, brick oven pizza, and freshly prepared appetizers, salads, meat and fish dishes, along with our select and exclusively Italian wine list.

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Dinner


Antipasti
APPETIZERS

POLPETTE
Beef meatballs with tomato sauce

BUFALINA
Imported buffalo mozzarella and prosciutto

IL TAGLIERE
Selection of cold cuts and cheeses

CALAMARI
Fried calamari with herbs and citrus zest

IMPEPATA DI COZZE
Steamed mussels, white wine, lemon and black pepper

SALMONE
House cured salmon tartare with capers, shallots, avocado and horseradish dressing

LASAGNETTA
Mini lasagna with house-made pasta, porcini, beschamel and smoked mozzarella



Insalate
Salads

CAVOLO
Kale, arugola, hazelnuts, avocado, green apple and ginger vanilla dressing

SICILIANA
Radicchio, orange wedges, pistachios, olives and fennel with balsamic dressing

SPINACI
Baby spinach, pear, walnuts and gorgonzola with lemon dressing

RAPE ROSSE
Red beets, arugola, melon, pine nuts and goat cheese with house dressing

MISTA
Mixed greens and cherry tomatoes with house dressing

ARUGOLA
Arugola and shaved parmigiano with lemon dressing



Pizza Tonda
Round PIZZA
12” INDIVIDUAL | Roman-style thin crust

Le Rosse (with tomato sauce)

MARGHERITA
Fior di Latte

MARGHERITA CON PROSCIUTTO
Prosciutto, Fior di Latte

MARGHERITA CON BUFALA
Imported buffalo mozzarella

FUNGHI E SALSICCIA
Mushrooms, sausage, Fior di Latte

NAPOLETANA
Anchovies, Fior di Latte

AMATRICIANA
Mildly spicy amatriciana sauce with guanciale, pecorino romano

PARMIGIANA
Eggplant, basil, Fior di Latte, Parmigiano

Le Bianche (no tomato sauce)

GORGONZOLA
Fior di Latte, gorgonzola, arugola, truffle oil

PORCINI
Fior di Latte, porcini mushroom puree, truffle oil

BUFALA
Imported buffalo mozzarella, arugola, cherry tomatoes

FICHI
Fig marmalade, gorgonzola, prosciutto, arugola, truffle oil



Primi
Pasta Dishes

POMODORO
House made tagliolini with tomatoes sauce

GNOCCHI
House-made carrot gnocchi with asiago cheese fondue, porcini mushrooms and pistachio pesto

FETTUCCINE INTEGRALI
House-made whole wheat fettuccine with chicken, sundried tomatoes and black olives with rosemary

AGNELLO
House-made pappardelle with white lamb ragu, asparagus and truffle oil

GAMBERI
House-made black ink tagliolini with shrimp, asparagus, fresh mint and pecorino romano

BRANZINO
House made tagliatelle with branzino, black olives, capers, cherry tomatoes and fresh basil

ORECCHIETTE
House-made eggless orecchiette pasta with house made broccoli rabe pesto, toasted hazelnuts and crumbled sausage

BOLOGNESE
House-made fettuccine or gnocchi with beef Bolognese sauce

LASAGNA
House made lasagna with béchamel mozzarella cheese and Bolognese sauce



Le Pasta Romane

TRADITIONAL ROMAN PASTA DISHES

AMATRICIANA
Bucatini with cured pork cheeks, tomato sauce, onion, black pepper and pecorino romano

LA GRICIA
Bucatini with cured pork cheeks onion black pepper and pecorino romano cheese

CARBONARA
House made tagliolini with pancetta eggs black pepper parmigiano and pecorino romano cheese

CACIO E PEPE
House made tonnarelli with black pepper pecorino and parmigiano cheese



Secondi
Main Course

PARMIGIANA
Eggplant parmigiana

MAIALE
Pork filet tenderloin prosciutto and sage saltimbocca, with truffle mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus

COSTOLETTE
Mildly spicy braised beef short ribs with creamy gorgonzola polenta

GAMBERONI
Pan seared shrimp in kataifi crust, with sautéed spinach and balsamic reduction



In addition to our regular menu items, we are proud to offer our daily specials.

VIA VAI uses only prosciutto, fior di latte (mozzarella), parmigiano, and pecorino romano imported from Italy.

*Please alert your server to any food allergies



Desserts & Drinks

I Dolci
Desserts

ARTISANAL GELATO
Home-made gelato ask your server for our selection

PANNA COTTA
With caramel sauce

TIRAMISU

TORTINO DI CIOCCOLATO
Chocolate cake with warm raspberry filling

PROFITTEROLES
House-made cream puff filled with pastry cream finished with dark chocolate sauce

NUTELLA PIZZA
White pizza with Nutella spread

Per Dopo Cena
After Dinner Drinks

DESSERT WINE

PASSITO DOLCE
Dessert wine

COFFEE/CAFFÈ
Cappuccino
Espresso
Doppio espresso
Macchiato
Caffè latte
Americano

HOT TEA/TÈ CALDO
Ask your server for selection of Italian teas

Autumn/Winter 2018-2019



Wine & Beer

I Rossi
Reds

Rosso Piceno Superiore DOC Saladini Pilastri “Montetinello” 2012 (Marche)
(montepulciano, sangiovese)

Salice Salentino Riserva Cantele DOC 2013 (Puglia)
(Negroamaro, Malvasia nera)

Aglianico Irpinia DOC Donnachiara 2015 (Campania)
(100% aglianico)

Montepulciano di Abruzzo DOC “I Vasari old vines” Fratelli Barba 2013 (Abruzzo)
(100% montepulciano)

Syrah Pallavicini 2016 (Lazio)
(100% Syrah)

Pinot Nero Classico 2015 DOC Colterenzio (Alto Adige )
(100% pinot nero)

Renosu Tenute Dettori triple A (Sardegna)
(70% Granache 30% rare blend)

Nebbiolo Langhe DOC 2016 Giovanni Rosso (Piemonte)
(100% nebbiolo)

Chianti Classico Lamole di Lamole “Etichetta Blu” DOCG 2013 (Toscana)
(90% sangiovese 10% canaiolo)

Primitivo Torcicoda Tormaresca 2014 (Puglia)
(100% Zinfandel)

Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC “I Progni’ 2016 (Veneto)
(Corvina Corvinone Rondinella Molionara)

Barbera D'Alba Pio Cesare 2016 DOC (Piemonte)
(100% Barbera)

Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Colpetrone 2010 (Umbria)
(100% sagrantino)

Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG Feudi del Pisciotto Giambattista Valli 2012 (Sicilia)
(60% nero d’avola 40% frappato)

Rosso di Montalcino DOC Renieri 2013 (Toscana)
(100% Sangiovese)

Athos Toscana Rosso Corte Medicea 2014 (Toscana)
(100% Merlot)

Nero d’Avola DOC Feudo Maccari “Saia” 2013 (Sicilia)
(100% nero d’avola)

Rosso del Soprano “Palari” DOC 2011 (Sicilia)
(70% nerello mascalese 30% nerello cappuccino)

Sicilia Rosso Donnafugata “Tancredi” 2011 (Siclia)
(cabernet, nero d avola )

Super Tuscan Sondraia 2015 (Bolgheri, Toscana)
(Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet franc, Merlot)

Pinot Noir DOC Gottardi “Mazzon” 2013 (Alto Adige)
(100% pinot noir)

Barolo DOCG Renato Ratti Mercenasco 2013 (Piemonte)
(100% nebbiolo)

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Le Lucere San Filippo 2011 (Toscana)
(100% sangiovese grosso)

Barbaresco Riserva Asili Michele Chiarlo DOCG 2010 (Piemonte)
(100% nebbiolo)

Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG Masi “Costasera Riserva” 2012 (Veneto)
(80% corvina, 20% rondinella)

Sfursat 5 Stelle Nino Negri 2011 DOCG (Lombardia)
(100% Nebbiolo della Valtellina)

Barolo DOCG Renato Ratti “Rocche dell Annunziata” 2011 (Piemonte)
(100% Nebbiolo)

Tignanello Antinori (2012) (Toscana)
(80% sangiovese, 15% cabernet savignon, 5% cabernet franc)

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG Tenute il Poggione “Vigna Paganelli” 2010 (Toscana)
(100% sangiovese grosso)

I Bianchi
Whites

Insolia Cusumano”Terre Siciliane”2015 (Sicilia)
(100% Insolia)

Arneis Roero Prunotto 2014 DOCG (Piemonte)
(100% Arneis)

Falanghina Donnachiara 2016 (Campania)
(100% Falanghina)

Grillo Feudi Maccari 2016 (Sicilia)
(100% Grillo)

Pecorino “Cortalto” Cerulli Spinozzi 2015 (Abbruzzo)
(100% Pecorino)

Greco di Tufo Donnachiara 2016 DOCG (Campania)
(100% Greco di tufo)

Sauvignon Blanc DOC Colterenzio “Prail” 2015 (Trentino Alto Adige)
(100% Sauvignon)

Riesling Istituto Agrario San Michele 2015 DOC (Trentino Alto Adige)
(100% Riesling)

Vermentino Terre di Talamo 2017 (Toscana)
(100% Vermentino)

Chardonnay Antinori “Bramito del Cervo” 2015 (Umbria)
(100% Chardonnay)

Pinot Grigio Jermann 2015 (Friuli)
(100% Pinot Grigio)

Erbaluce di Caluso Orsolani La Rustia 2015 DOCG (Piemonte)
(100% Erbaluce)

Pinot Bianco “Cantine Terlano” 2015 (Trentino Alto Adige)
(100% Pinot Bianco)

Friulano DOC Terlato Colli Orientali 2014 (Friuli Venezia Giulia)
(100% Friulano)

Etna Bianco DOC Cusumano 2015 (Sicilia)
(100% Carricante)

Soave Classico“La Rocca” Pieropan DOCG 2014 (Veneto)
(100% Garganega)

Verdicchio Classico Superiore Riserva DOC Casal di Serra “Umani Ronchi” 2012 (Marche)
(100% Verdicchio)

Sylvaner “Preapositus” Abbazia di Novacella 2015 (Trentino Alto Adige)
(100% Sylvaner)

Rosè e Sparkling

Rosé and Sparkling

Lambrusco Ermete Medici “Concerto” 2015 (Emilia-Romagna)

Rose` Tenute di Salviano 2017 (Umbria)
(100% pinot noir)

Rose` “Organic” Biocantine Giannattasio 2015 (Puglia)
(100% nero di troia)

Ca del Bosco Cuvee Prestige brut Franciacorta docg (Lombardia)

Prosecco Superiore DOCG “Nino Franco Rustico” (Veneto)

Alla Spina
Draft Beer

Empire “White Aphro” (Syracuse, NY)
Spice Herb

Moretti (Italy)
Pale Lager

Moretti Rossa (Italy)
Strong Dark Lager

Afligem (Belgium)
Belgium Pale Ale

In Bttiglia

Bottled Beer

Menabrea Blond (Piemonte, Italy)
Pale Lager

Menabrea Amber (Piemonte, Italy)
Amber Lager

Autumn/Winter 2018-2019