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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Easter and Mothers Day Restaurant Specials

Osteria Del Circo

120 W 55th St

New York, NY 10019

Between 7th Ave & Avenue of the Americas

(212) 265-3636


Sirio Maccioni's trophy room is busy—Entrepreneur of the Year from Affreschi Toscani Tuscany, Gayot's Best Restaurateur in the US, New York "Living Landmark"—but perhaps his 2002 Father of the Year award, coupled with his sons' runaway success at Osteria Del Circo, demonstrates that great food is the Maccioni family business. From their family to yours, Circo invites you to bring along the kids for unrivaled Easter Sunday and Mother’s Day menus that will inspire cheers from the entire table.

Since its 1996 launch, the restaurant's jubilant decor has found a place in the hearts of many New Yorkers, and this big top's dessert menu is itself one of the greatest shows on earth. Matching excellent food and outstanding service with vibrant design, renowned hospitality, and a splash of whimsy, Osteria Del Circo has become a celebrated diner favorite. This Easter Sunday and Mother’s Day, savor the family atmosphere and delectable dishes as Circo treats you to a night out in the Big Apple.

Easter Sunday prix-fixe menu:

    Antipasti - choice of

  • Insalata di Rucola e Pera | arugula and pear salad with glazed walnuts and crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • La Vignarola | Roman classic of fricasseed spring vegetables
  • Cappellacci di Piselli Freschi | fresh spring pea cappellacci with hazelnut crumble, pea salad, and crispy shallots

  • Secondi - choice of

  • Pesce Nero alla Livornese | halibut filet alla Livornese with broccoli rabe
  • Abbacchio alla Romana | braised baby lamb and grilled chop with artichokes and fava beans
  • Bistecca | certified dry aged 12oz. black angus strip steak with red wine glazed baby onions, roasted potatoes and creamed spinach florentine

  • Dolci - choice of

  • Fondente al Ciocolato con Zabaglione e Sorbetto di Pere al Vino | dark chocolate fondant with zabaglione and red wine pear sorbet
  • Chestnut crepes filled with rosemary scented ricotta cream served wtih honey orange sauce

  • Each course paired with wine. See full prix-fixe menu.
Mother’s Day prix-fixe menu:

    Antipasti - choice of

  • Arugula, endive, slice apples, and bacon salad with blue cheese croquettes and candied walnuts
  • Grilled octopus with salad of watermelon, feta cheese, olives, pine nuts, and mint
  • Spring pea soup with bacon, garlic oil, and parmigiano chips
  • Homemade bufala ricotta and spinach ravioli with butter and sage

  • Secondi - choice of

  • Lasange alla Boloognese
  • Colorado rack of lamb with artichokes, roasted potatoes, and braised trevisano
  • Grilled branzino with fennel, black olive oil, and tomatoes
  • Bricked-pressed chicken with sweet peppers, box choy, and ginger chicken jus

  • Dolci - choice of

  • Chocolate truffle with moscato zabaglione
  • Toscanella
  • Bomboloncini

  • Each course paired with wine

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