Prima Menu

Prima Menu

 

Our menu, under the direction of Executive Chef/Owner Peter Chastain is driven by the market. Our ingredients are the very best available and are handled with the respect they deserve. Our preparations reflect

the simplicity and elegance we find while traveling throughout Italy, but we never forget our California roots either. Let us cook for you!


Everything is made on the premises under the direction of Executive Chef/Owner Peter Chastain.

Allow us to craft a special Italian dining experience for you and ask about our Chef’s Table.

 

Lunch

Lunch

Our menu is seasonal, and subject to market availability.

    • Antipasti e Insalate

    • Warm Olives

      $8

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Insalata

      $10

      Red and Green Baby Oak Leaf Lettuces, Red Wine Shallot Vinaigrette

    • Pizzetta

      $23

      Peaches, Walnuts, Gorgonzola and Mint

    • Cozze al Forno

      $19

      Mussels Baked in Terracotta from the Wood Oven- Tomato, Garlic, White Wine, Oregano served with Cibatta Crostone

    • Tonno Conservato

      $16

      Tuna ‘Conserve’ with Cannellini Beans, Red Onion, Mint and Hot Pepper  

    • Rucola

      $15

      Wild Arugula, Cucumber and Avocado Salad, Capers, Lemon and Anchovies

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $16/32

      Chef's Selection of Salumi, Prosciutto, Speck, Mortadella and Parmigiano

    • Insalata

      10

      Red and Green Baby Oak Leaf Lettuces, Red Wine Shallot Vinaigrette   

    • Caesar Salad

      $12
    • Primi Piatti

    • Tagliolini alle Vongole

      $28

      Manila Clams,Garlic, Herbs,White Wine

    • Casoncelli

      $24

      Housemade Pasta  Filled with Porcini and Ricotta, Guanciale Croccante

    • Risotto

      $32

      Carnaroli Rice Braised with, Caggiano Sausage, Saffron and Parmigiano Reggiano   

    • Cannelloni

      $22

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Tagliatelle

      $20

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Piatti Del Giorno

    • Pollo Arrosto

      $28

      Wood Oven Roasted Boneless Mary’s Chicken ‘Caponatina’  Sicilian Eggplant and Sweet Pepper Relish with Golden Raisins, Pine Nuts and Olives

    • Grilled Ahi Salad

      $28

      Marinated Vegetables, Egg, Anchovies, Lemon, Capers and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    • Insalata di Mare Tepida

      $30

      Prawns, Calamari, Clams and Mussels with Arugula, Faro, Cherry Tomatoes, Lemon-Oregano Dressing    

    • Scallopini di Vitello

      $32

      Pounded Loin of Veal Sauteed with Cremini Mushrooms and Black Truffle Garlic Spinach, Roasted Potatoes

    • Rosticciana di Maiale

      $26

      Tuscan Style Pork Ribs from the Wood Oven- Spicy Tomato Sauce, Black Olives and Baked Cannellini Beans  

 

Dinner

Dinner

Our menu is seasonal, and subject to market availability.
    • Antipasti

    • Bresaola

      $16

      Air Dried Beef with Truffle Oil, Arugula, Lemon and Parmigiano

    • Carpaccio di Tonno

      $20

      Seared Raw Yellowfin Tuna, Lime, Hot Peppers, Mint  

    • Warm Olives

      $8

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Calamari alla Griglia

      $16

      Grilled Monterey Calamari, Cannellini Beans, Shaved Fennel,

      Celery, Red Onion, Mint, Lemon  

    • Grilled Romaine Hearts

      $12

      Shaved Pecorino, Toasted Pine Nuts, and Lemon

    • Pizzetta

      $23  

      Tomato, Peppers, Onions, Salame, Fior di Latte Mozzarella, Oregano

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $16/32

      Chef's Selection of Salumi, Prosciutto, Speck, Mortadella and Parmigiano

    • Insalate

    • Insalata

      $10

      Red and Green Baby Oak Leaf Lettuces, Red Wine Shallot Vinaigrette

    • Rucola

      $15

      Wild Arugula, Cucumber, and Avocado Salad, Capers, Lemon, Anchovies

    • Caprese

      $16

      Fresh Burrata, Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    • Caesar Salad

      $12
    • Primi

    • Risotto

      $28

      Carnaroli Rice Braised with Roasted Peppers, Caggiano Sausage and Parmigiano Reggiano 

    • Agnolotti

      $24

      Housemade Pasta Stuffed with Porcini and Fresh Ricotta-Tomato, Porcini Ristretto

    • Cannelloni

      $22

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Capellini

      $32

      Thin Spaghetti with Hopper Prawns Pantelleria-Style Almond, Caper and Sundried Tomato Pesto

    • Tagliatelle

      $20

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Secondi

    • Pollo Arrosto

      $28

      Mary’s Chicken Roasted with Grapes in the Wood Oven Spinach, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Black Truffle, Fresh Thyme   

    • Pesce

      $AQ

      Chef’s Daily Selection 

    • Vegetariano

      $24

      Butternut Squash “Sformatino” Baked with Sage and Saba Lentils, Ceci, Cicerchie and Cannellini Braised with Fennel and Artichokes

    • Costata di Maiale

      $38

      Grilled Pork Rib Chop with Apple-Ginger Agro Dolce Brentwood Blue Lake Beans, Cipolline Onions, Crispy Pancetta    

    • Stracotto

      $36

      Tuscan Style Pot Roast Long Simmered with Tomato, Soffritto and Red Wine

    • Bistecca

      $45

      Grilled Piemontese Beef Rib Eye Steak ‘Tartufato’ with Cremini Mushrooms, Black Truffle, Roasted Potatoes, Wild Arugula and Parmigiano Reggiano 

Dessert

Dessert

    • Dolci

    • Coconut Flan- $10

      Coconut Flan  with Caramel  

      2016 Tintero Moscato d’Asti Piemonte   9

    • Formaggi-$18

      Pecorino Tartufato – Sheep’s Milk – Toscana, Italy
      Gorgonzola Dolce – Cow’s Milk, Lombardia, Italy
      La Tur – Mixed Milk – Langhe, Piemonte, Italy

    • Tiramisu-$10

      Prima's Trifle of Lady fingers, Mascarpone, Espresso, Rum and Cocoa        

      Café Corretto-  $9

    • Torta di Cioccolato al Gianduia-$12

      Chocolate Hazelnut Layer Cake, Crème Inglese

      2015 Chapoutier Banyuls Vin Doux Naturel France 13

    • Crostata di Mele-$12

      Warm Appla Tartlet with Gelato

      2005 Chateau Castelnau Suduiraut Sauternes France  10

    • Torta di Mandorle-$10

      Almond Cake, Fresh Raspberries, Whipped Cream

      2016 Maculan “Dindarello” Moscato Passito Veneto   12

    • Biscotti Assortiti-$8

      A Plate of Assorted House made Cookies

      2008 Castello Uzzano Vin Santo del Chianti Classico Toscana-  $12

    • Gelati-$8

      Two Scoops: Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee Dutch Almond, Sicilian Pistachio, Salted Caramel

    • Sorbetti-$8

      Two Scoops: Mango, Lemon or Strawberry

Bar

Bar

    • Menu al Bar

    • Warm Olives

      $8

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Tagliatelle

      $20

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $16/32

      Chef's Selection of Salumi, Prosciutto, Speck, Mortadella and Parmigiano

    • Caesar Salad

      $12