Girasole Cucina Italiana – Dinner Menu

DINNER MENU AT GIRASOLE CUCINA ITALIANA (November 2009)

 

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LE INSALATE
INSALATA VERDE European baby green salad $7.00
INSALATA MISTA mixed green salad with cabbage, tomatoes and shaved carrots $7.50

 

GLI ANTIPASTI
PROSCIUTTO E MELONE (seasonal) Italian ham with cantaloupe $17.85
BRESAOLA Italian cured beef served with arugula, parmigiano, lemon and olive oil $17.85
SALMONE AFFUMICATO CON CROSTINI DI PANE BURRO smoked salmon with toasted bread and butter $17.85
VERDURE MARINATE ALLA PIASTRA lightly grilled zucchini, eggplant, garlic and parsley $10.85
PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA cured Italian ham with shaved parmigiano $17.85
CAPRESE fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil and olive oil $13.85
LE ZUPPE
MINESTRONE classic hearty Italian soup, Veneto style
 $7.50
ZUPPE DEL GIORNO chef’s special soup of the day $7.50

 

I CONTORNI
VERDURE AL VAPORE steamed vegetables and sautéed beans $3.95
SPINACI sautéed spinach $3.95
PURE’ DI PATATE mashed potato $3.95
PEPERONATA sautéed eggplant, bell pepper and tomato $5.85
VERDURE COTTE MISTE plate of mashed potato, peperonata and spinach $9.95

 

LE PASTE
(choice of – penne – spaghetti – tagliatelle – capellini – linguine – rigatoni)
PASTE AL POMODORO with fresh tomato sauce, basil and olive oil
 $11.35
PASTE AL RAGU with Veneto-style meat sauce $15.35
PASTE ALLE CIPOLLE with cooked onions, olive oil and saffron$12.35
PASTE CON ASPARAGI (seasonal) with fresh asparagus in a cream sauce $16.35
SPAGHETTI CON POLPETTE spaghetti with fresh ground meat balls in a red sauce $15.35
SPAGHETTI ALLE VONGOLE spaghetti with clams in red or white sauce $16.35
PAPPARDELLE CON FUNGHI large flat wide noodles in wild mushrooms cream sauce $16.35
FARFALLE CON SALMONE AFFUMICATO bow-tie pasta with smoked salmon $15.35
PENNE CON MELANZANE penne with grilled eggplant and mozzarella in tomato sauce $14.35
LINGUINE CON GAMBERI linguine with shrimp, fresh diced tomatoes and olive oil $16.35
LINGUINE MARE E MONTI linguine with shrimp, calamari, mushroom and tomato, in a light sauce $19.35
RIGATONI CON SALSICCE rigatoni with Italian ground sausage and tomato sauce $15.35
GNOCCHI DI PATATE potato dumpling with choice of tomato sauce, meat sauce, four cheeses, or butter & sage sauce
 $15.35
GNOCCHI DI SPINACH spinach dumpling in tomato sauce or butter & sage $15.35
GNOCCHI ALLA ZUCCA (seasonal) pumpkin dumpling in a butter & sage sauce
 $15.35
RAVIOLI RIPIENI CON FUNGHI SELVATICI ravioli stuffed with wild mushrooms in a light cream sauce $19.35
RAVIOLI RIPIENI CON MELANZANE large ravioli stuffed with eggplant in a fresh diced tomato, basil and garlic sauce $17.35
RAVIOLI ALLA ZUCCA (seasonal) pumpkin ravioli in a butter & sage sauce $15.35
PASTICCIO VEGETARIANO vegetarian lasagna $14.35
PASTICCIO CON RAGU lasagne with meat sauce $14.35
PASTICCIO CON RAGU E PORCINI lasagne with meat sauce and porcini $15.35

 

I SECONDI
PETTI DI POLLO ALLA PIASTRA grilled boneless skinless chicken breast $16.35
POLLO CON LIMONE E CAPPERI chicken cutlets with lemon and capers $19.35
POLLO CON FUNGHI E MARSALA chicken cutlets in a mushroom marsala sauce $17.85
POLLO INVOLTINO stuffed chicken breast with bell pepper, asparagus and mushroom, covered in a mushroom sauce $22.35
SPEZZETINI DI VITELLO veal stew in a red vegetable sauce $22.35
SCALOPPINE DI VITELLO AL MARSALA, VINO O LIMONE veal scaloppini in marsala wine or lemon sauce $20.35
SCALOPPINE DI TACCHINO AL MARSALA, VINO O LIMONE turkey scaloppini in marsala wine or lemon sauce $16.35
OSSO BUCO beef shank cooked in a red vegetable sauce served over white rice or vegetables $24.35
FILETTO DI SALMONE MARINATO atlantic salmon fillet marinated in spices, lemon and olive oil $24.35
AGNELLO lamb stew marinated in wine, spices and lemon, served with roasted potatoes and spinach $22.35
SALMONE ALLA PIASTRA lightly grilled salmon fillet $20.35
TROTA whole trout baked in butter, wine and brandy $22.35
SPECIALITA DEL GIORNO special of the day

 

DOLCI DELLA CASA (Desserts of the House)  $5.65

 

LE BEVANDE (Drinks)

 

Sparkling Mineral Water 3    Iced Tea 2.65    Hot Tea 2.35
Still Mineral Water 3    Iced Green Tea 3    Coffee, Regular or Decaf 2.35
Coca-Cola, Diet 2.65    Espresso, Double 2.65 – 3.35
Seven Up, Diet 2.65    Capuccino, Double 2.65 – 3.35Split Plate Charge: $2.50.     18% gratuity is added to parties of six or more

Girasole 225 ½ N. Larchmont Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90004 (323) 464-6978
Dinner Hours: Sunday 4 – 9 pm. Tuesdays to Saturday 5:30 to 10 pm.
Closed Mondays & Holidays

* GNOCCHI ALLA ZUCCA  (fall 2009)
pumpkin dumpling with butter & sage  15.35

Parking: street                      Accessibility: ok for wheelchairs

Reservations? Call for dinner.      Forms of Payment: cash and credit cards

Good for al fresco / outdoor dining, take-out, private parties (you can rent the whole place), special events, picnic menu

Cuisine: Italian         Restaurant Style: Dine-in with waitstaff / table service

Chef: Sonia Tolot

History: Girasole is a family-owned restaurant that opened its doors to the public in November of 1993. The Tolot family is from Vittorio Veneto, a small town in the foothills of the alps, northeast of Venice in Northern Italy. * Has received a Zagat Survey Award of Distinction

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