Pasta

Other than pizza, no dish is more connected to Italian cuisine than pasta. While it is unbelievably simple -semolina wheat and water - the process, the techniques and machinery used to make it, mean the difference between sublime and dull.

You can see the rough texture of a well-made dried pasta, extruded using bronze dies.

You can see the rough texture of a well-made dried pasta, extruded using bronze dies.

The best pasta is made from hard durum wheat, which is milled to become semolina. The quality and purity of the water is important. However, the die used to extrude, or shape, the pasta through the machine is critical. Only bronze die have slightly rough openings that create a pasta with a rough surface texture, which is essential for allowing the sauce to cling to and become one with the pasta. Pasta from a traditional Pastificio (pasta factory) will air dry their pasta instead of quick drying it in ovens.

At M’tucci’s we make some of our pasta shapes (campanelle, pappardelle and ravioli) and import other shapes from an Italian Pastificio (Spaghettini, Penne, Orzo, Fettucini and Tortelloni). All of our house made pastas use two kinds of semolina from durum wheat, one a fine grind and one a course grind. Our Italian pasta machine is fitted with a bronze die for each shape.

One of our favorite shapes is the Campanelle, trumpet-shaped pasta that is perfect for holding sauces, like Shrimp Campanelle with a lobster cream sauce.

House Made Campanelle

House Made Campanelle

We make our Pappardelle with egg, which is the traditional way that it is made in Emilia Romagna (Pappardelle all Uovo). Egg pastas have a slightly silkier texture and are perfect for butter or cream sauces, such as our Pappardelle all Crema di Porcini. We partially air dry the pasta for use in the restaurants and for sale in the Market.

House Made  Pappardelle alla Uovo

House Made Pappardelle alla Uovo

Here are a few basic guidelines for making excellent pasta at home:

  1. Use a large, lightweight pot which will bring the water to a boil more quickly.

  2. Use a lot of water, at least 3 quarts, so the pasta won’t be gummy

  3. At least 1.5 tablespoons of salt for every pound of pasta

  4. Never add olive oil to the water except maybe 1 tablespoon when cooking homemade stuffed pasta to prevent it from breaking apart

  5. Drain immediately when cooked al dente

  6. Have the sauce ready to toss with the pasta immediately. It’s important to toss the pasta with your sauce, so it is coated with the sauce and the flavors are allowed to blend. Don’t dump the sauce on top, like my mother used to do. You’ll be happy with the results.

Buy the best pasta that you can afford. Sprouts and Whole Foods both carry very good organic pastas that have been fabricated at artisan Pastificios. DeCecco is another good brand. Look at the pasta closely before buying. Does it look like the pasta at the top of the page?


Fresh Sourdough, made with our 100 year-old starter is ready each morning.

Fresh Sourdough, made with our 100 year-old starter is ready each morning.

NEWS OF THE WEEK

Don’t miss the opportunity to taste a truly unique beer from Upslope, the Sazerac Style Rye Ale. For a limited time it’s on tap at Italian and Moderno. This is a limited release and won’t last long.

M’TUCCI’S MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST

Post a photo on your Instagram Feed or your Facebook page, use the hashtag, lovemtuccis, and you’ll be entered in the monthly photo contest. The winner receives a $50 Gift Certificate. Don’t forget, quality counts, so edit your photos for proper light and exposure.

APRIL PRIX FIXE MENU - ITALIAN

                     3 Courses paired with three wines (announced the day of serving). $25 pp

4/17/19

1st Course- Market Capicola, Tomato-Onion Relish, Smoked House Mozzarella, Toasted Baguette 

2nd Course- Grilled Lamb Chop, Sautéed Summer Vegetables, Creamy Garlic Polenta, Rosemary-Mint Gastrique

3rd Course- Chocolate Banana Layered Panna Cotta, Peanut Praline, Candied Bacon

4/24/19

1st Course- Spinach-Arugula Mix, Market Focaccia, Gorgonzola, Candied Pecans, Granny Smith Apple, Dried French Cherries, Gorgonzola Dressing

2nd Course- Dry Aged Harris Ranch Hanger Steak, Creamy Risotto, Light Tomato-Onion Agridulce, Crispy Shallots-Scallions

3rd Course- Cantaloupe Black Pepper Granita, Sesame Brittle

5/1/19

1st Course- Chianina Beef Carpaccio, Shaved Parmesan, Arugula, Aioli, Capers

2nd Course- Chicken Confit Piccata, Garlic Mashed Potatoes

3rd Course- BlackBerry Ricotta Cake, Citrus Whip, Almond Crumble 

GET TO KNOW US

Market - Lauren has been a pastry chef for several years, working primarily at the Market & Pizzeria. She is responsible for the creative cookies and pastries that you’ll find in the deli counter.

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Moderno - Michelle is our lead Pastry Chef, creating the house made desserts for Italian and Moderno.

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Italian - Taña is one of the servers and bartenders at Italian and has been with us for many years.

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COMING UP

April 21, EASTER SUNDAY - Don’t forget to make reservations for Easter at Italian and Moderno. We’ll be serving our regular brunch menu from 11:00 - 3:00. We’ll announce a few specials later in the week.

Thursday, April 18 - Marble Brewing Westside - Charcuterie Pairing with Marble ales and new dishes by Chaef Shawn from Market & Pizzeria. 6:00 - 8:00. A board and 3 7 oz. pours for $20. Tickets at Marble

April 18 - 7:00. Alex Maryol Live at Moderno

April 19 - 8:30. Keith Sanchez Live at Moderno

May 31, 6:00pm - 9:00pm: Beer Week - Beer & Food pairing with Dialogue Brewing and M’Tucci’s Market & Pizzeria. Four courses and four beers for $40. Tickets available at the Dialogue Taproom.


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Chianina Arrives at M'tucci's

Chianina beef, probably the oldest cattle breed in the world and certainly the largest, is now at all three M’tucci’s locations.

“We are fortunate to be New Mexico’s sole provider of this amazing locally raised & pure blooded Italian Chianina Beef. All of the iconic meatballs we serve will now be made with this truly special product. You will also see numerous other Chianina products work their way into our restaurants in coming months. Having the opportunity to serve what’s widely considered “Italian Wagyu” was an obvious choice. We are committed to providing the most authentic Italian experience and products possible. We feel this is another giant step in that direction," said Executive Chef John Haas.

Meatballs al Forno at Italian: 4 House made meatballs with roasted marinara, fresh mozzarella, market baguette and roasted garlic.

Meatballs al Forno at Italian: 4 House made meatballs with roasted marinara, fresh mozzarella, market baguette and roasted garlic.

Market & Pizzeria Meatball appetizer: meatballs with tomato agridulce, sautéed spinach, feta, apple chutney and toasted bread.

Market & Pizzeria Meatball appetizer: meatballs with tomato agridulce, sautéed spinach, feta, apple chutney and toasted bread.

Chianina beef is famous for it’s flavor and nutritional values, and is the largest and tallest breed in the world. Bulls often stand 6 feet tall at the shoulder and can weigh more than 4,000 pounds.. Originating in the Valdichiana in Central Italy, they are most prominent in Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. Called vitellone (big veal) because of their rapid growth, the meat is lean like veal, but red like beef. The famous thick-cut (2”) porterhouse steaks in Tuscany, bistecca all fiorentina, only use Chianina beef.

When asked to describe how the flavor of the meatballs have changed since the Chianina has replaced the Wagyu, Chef Shawn Cronin from Market & Pizzeria said, “It has a much richer flavor - much richer.”

We hope you will come in soon and see for yourself.


NEWS OF THE WEEK

We have just tapped a very special release ale at Italian and Moderno, Upslope Brewing’s Sazerac Style Rye Ale and it is fantastic! In a world of interesting and creative craft beers, Upslope has created something very special. This ale pays homage to the classic New Orleans cocktail, featuring bold and delicate flavor in one glass. Upslope partnered with Leopold Bros. Distillery, aging the ale for nine months in Absinthe and Rye Whiskey barrels. Prominent notes of licorice and fennel fill your mouth on the front end, with sweet notes on the finish provided by orange blossom honey. This big, bold ale has an ABV of 10.8, so we limit the pour to 10 oz. Try one on your next visit!

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M’TUCCI’S MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST

We’ve got a few front runners for the April Photo Contest. Don’t forget to share your photos from M’tucci’s on your Facebook page or your Instagram feed and tag them #lovemtuccis. The best photo will be chosen from the three photos with the most likes on April 30. The winner will receive a $50 gift Certificate and have their photo featured on La Gazzetta di M’tucci’s. PHOTOGRAPHER’S TIP: Learn how to edit your photos on your phone, at least for exposure. We have had a few entries that could have been strong contenders, but they are simply too dark. Always edit your photos!

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ITALIAN PRIX FIXE WEDNESDAY

GM/Chef Chris said that our April menus are being created with the thought that the most popular items could become permanent items on the next menu. So, come on in and tell us what you think. The remaining menus for April and May 1 are just below:

                                                                     April Prix Fixe Menu

4/10/19

1st Course- Local Butter Leaf, Honey Orange Vinaigrette, Shaved Fennel 

2nd Course- Ibérico Chorizo, Carnaroli Rice, Saffron Dijon

3rd Course- Blueberry Crostata, Salted Caramel Gelato

4/17/19

1st Course- Market Capicola, Tomato-Onion Relish, Smoked House Mozzarella, Toasted Baguette 

2nd Course- Grilled Lamb Chop, Sautéed Summer Vegetables, Creamy Garlic Polenta, Rosemary-Mint Gastrique

3rd Course- Chocolate Banana Layered Panna Cotta, Peanut Praline, Candied Bacon

4/24/19

1st Course- Spinach-Arugula Mix, Market Focaccia, Gorgonzola, Candied Pecans, Granny Smith Apple, Dried French Cherries, Gorgonzola Dressing

2nd Course- Dry Aged Harris Ranch Hanger Steak, Creamy Risotto, Light Tomato-Onion Agridulce, Crispy Shallots-Scallions

3rd Course- Cantaloupe Black Pepper Granita, Sesame Brittle

5/1/19

1st Course- Chianina Beef Carpaccio, Shaved Parmesan, Arugula, Aioli, Capers

2nd Course- Chicken Confit Piccata, Garlic Mashed Potatoes

3rd Course- BlackBerry Ricotta Cake, Citrus Whip, Almond Crumble 

MODERNO PATIO

The days are getting warmer and the large door in the lounge is being opened on a regular basis. Come in and enjoy the warm afternoons and the sunsets on the Sandias. Happy Hour is all night in the bar on Mondays and Shrub drinks are half price on Tuesdays.

M’tucci’s YouTube Channel

You can now see videos demonstrating how some of our drinks are made and watch the process for some of our house made products, such as mozzarella. Click here and become a subscriber.

EASTER SUNDAY

Make reservations now for Easter Sunday at Moderno and Italian. We will have a few specials in addition to our regular weekend brunch menu. Watch this Blog for the specials.

ONLINE ORDERING AVAILABLE AT ITALIAN

You can now place your take out order online from our website. Click here for the Italian page and Click the red Online Order button. Call us as you are arriving, park in the Take-Out Parking Space by the front door and we’ll bring your order to you. Curbside service!! For now, this is only available at Italian.

COMING UP

April 11, 7:00pm: Melissa Rios Live at Moderno

April 12, 8:30pm: Ad Lib Live at Moderno

May 31, 6:00pm - 9:00pm: Beer Week - Beer & Food pairing with Dialogue Brewing and M’Tucci’s Market & Pizzeria. Four courses and four beers for $40. Tickets available at the Dialogue Taproom.


LAST WEEK

Flight of the Four Seasons - Servers and Bartenders Stephanie and Liz created four Tea-Infused Cocktails and Chef Damian paired them with four courses that were a big hit at Italian on Sunday, April 7. Stay tuned to this space for more special dinners and pairings. What kind of dinner would you like to see? Wine Dinner? Craft Beer Dinner?

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NEXT WEEK: Pasta

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Salt: Sale (Italian), Sel (French), Sal (Spanish), Salz (German)

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There is no kitchen ingredient more important than salt. It brings out a food’s natural flavors, it enhances a dish after cooking, we cure meat with it, preserve vegetables with it and use it with cocktails. The only rock that we eat, our bodies require it, civilizations have fought wars over it, and great cities were located near it’s source (Salzburg, Austria).

For many years, salt was a valuable trading commodity, even used as currency in some locations. In 1999, I followed the Tuareg people of Niger for three weeks across the Sahara desert while working on a book for National Geographic. They used a camel caravan to transport the salt that is harvested from evaporation pools in the Western Sahara desert. They would buy it in November, store it in their village, then take it to parts of Nigeria to trade in the Spring.

All of our chefs agree about its importance, some prefer to use only sea salt and a few like the ease of using Kosher Salt. Kosher salt was originally used in the production of meat in Kosher kitchens and is a course salt, easy to sprinkle with your hands. One brand that you are likely to find in any good kitchen is Diamond Crystal. Chef Cory advises caution when using Kosher salt, because it is easy to over use it. And, once something is too salty, you have to start over. Table salt is rarely used in our kitchens, since it tends to have a stronger salt flavor and is easy to overuse. Sea salt also has the added flavor profiles of other minerals depending on where the evaporation ponds are located.

PASTA OR VEGETABLE WATER: Chef Shawn suggests using sea salt in pasta water. How salty should it be? It should taste like the ocean and the only way to determine if you have added enough is to taste the water carefully (don’t burn your tongue!!). Marcella Hazan recommended a minimum of three quarts of water and 1.5 tablespoons of salt per pound of dried pasta, more if the sauce is mild and not salty.

If you would like to know more about the origins and uses of salt (making mummies in ancient Egypt), I highly recommend the book, “Salt: A World History” by Mark Kurlansky.

NEXT WEEK: PASTA TIPS

EVENTS COMING UP

ITALIAN

April Prix Fixe Menu will be posted on Instagram and Facebook page Wednesday morning. Three courses paired with three wines for $25 per person.

April 7, 4:00 - Flight of the Four Seasons: Four-Course dinner paired with tea-infused cocktails at M’Tucci’s Italian. Space is limited, reservations required - $55 per person (service not included). Please call 505-503-7327 for reservations.

Here is a video of the making of the first cocktail on the list, the Spring Fling.

MODERNO

March 28, 7:00 - Oscar Butler live in our lounge

March 29, 8:30 - Lani Nash live in our lounge

MARKET & PIZZERIA

May 31, 6:00 - Beer Week Collaboration with Dialogue Brewing. Four course menu paired with Dialogue’s European style beers. Tickets available at Dialogue Taproom, 1501 1st St NW. $40 per person.

ONGOING

Monthly Photo Contest - Win a $50 Gift Certificate!

Post a photo from M’tucci’s on your Facebook page or on your Instagram feed and use the hashtag #lovemtuccis. On the last day of the month, we’ll pick the best photo from the three photos with the most engagements (likes, shares and comments) and the winner will receive a $50 M’tucci’s gift certificate. Each month’s winner will be entered in the annual contest for the Grand Prize (tbd). Photos are being posted now for the April contest which ends on the last day of the month. Winners announced on May 2.

Pastry Specials at Market & Pizzeria

Our pastry chefs, Kelly, Lauren and Moriah create fresh goodies daily. You can almost always find baguettes, ciabatta, sourdough and rye bread; Lemon Ricotta cookies, Dulce de Leche Pecan Sandies, and brioche donuts - HoneyMaple Bacon or Lemon Meringue topped with toasted Almonds. Specials might include cream puffs, savory empanadas, fruit tarts or Lemon Bars with Citrus Chocolate Mousse.

Also, check out Facebook or Instagram on Thursdays for the Thursday Night Prix Fixe Menu.

Now online is the M’tucci’s You Tube Channel. See highlights of our three locations, watch the kitchen in action, and watch our talented pros make cocktails that they have created. Watch it here.

For daily specials, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Click on the icons at the bottom of the page. To receive an email when each new Newsletter is published, you can subscribe at the bottom left of the page.

Buon Appetito!!

Craft & Time

We hear the word Craft a lot these days: Craft beer, craft brewing, craft cocktails. Craft is defined as “a skill or technique”.

At M’tucci’s, we take the word “craft” seriously, whether it concerns our food or our beverages. However, there is another very important element that must be paired with the word “craft” and that is “time.” Because good food and cocktails not only take skill to prepare, they require time to prepare properly. While the “Slow Food” movement doesn’t seem to be mentioned much anymore (perhaps because it’s become normal instead of different), we still embrace the concept and make it part of our daily routine.

We take a lot of pride in our house made products, including pasta, mozzarella and burrata. We are the only restaurant in New Mexico that is allowed to sell our house cured pork and beef to the public. We buy only Heritage Duroc pork for our pancetta, coppacola and bacon. Our pastrami is cured for three weeks before it is ready for slow roasting. The Duroc Pork Collar at the Market is braised for 14 hours.

Pancetta curing for two weeks at the Market & Pizzeria

Pancetta curing for two weeks at the Market & Pizzeria

A few years ago our managing partner in charge of our beverage program, Austin Leard, revived an old 17th century tradition of Shrubs. Shrubs are a sharp, tangy infusion of fruit, vinegar and sugar. They can be traced back to American colonial days, though regions across the globe, from the Middle East to Asia, have offered their own unique interpretations. The American version of the shrub dates back to 17th century England where vinegar was used as an alternative to citrus juices to preserve berries and other fruits.

At M’tuccis, we have revived this lost method and built an amazing beverage program around it. Since 2014, we have experimented with many different combinations of fresh fruit, local herbs, and various vinegars. Needless to say, we have created many winning combinations. With more than 50 flavors in the last 3 years, we continue to push the envelope with many more to come. The process for making our Shrub flavors takes two weeks.

Since July 2017, M’tuccis restaurants will be bottling our four core flavors:  Strawberry Basil, Blueberry Raspberry, Pineapple Rosemary, and Blackberry. They are for sale at all our locations and are used in our carefully crafted cocktails. Two popular Shrubs are: Smoked Peach Shrub (Knob Creek Bourbon, Smoked Peach Shrub, Fresh Lemon Juice and Club Soda) and the Strawberry Basil Schrub (Effen Cucumber Vodka, Strawberry Basil Shrub, Fresh Lime Juice and Club Soda).

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Shrubs for sale at Moderno and at the Market & Pizzeria

Shrubs for sale at Moderno and at the Market & Pizzeria

We encourage everyone at M’tucci’s to bring their creativity to work. One of our servers, Liz, and Chef Damian have created a special Four-Course dinner paired with four tea-infused cocktails. This event is called “Flight of the Four Seasons” and is scheduled for 4:00, Sunday April 7. Reservations are required and the event is $55 per person.

Flight of the Four Seasons Menu

Flight of the Four Seasons Menu

Also, our new Spring cocktail menu is here and ready for you to discover new beverages. One of the additions are several new cocktails created by our servers and bartenders. Try the White Lavender by Taña or the Sophisticated Sunrise by Joe.

New Spring Cocktail Menu.

New Spring Cocktail Menu.

EVENTS COMING UP

ITALIAN

April 7, 4:00 - Flight of the Four Seasons: Four-Course dinner paired with tea-infused cocktails at M’Tucci’s Italian. Space is limited, reservations required - $55 per person (service not included).

MODERNO

March 28, 7:00 - Stanlie Kee live in our lounge

March 29, 8:30 - Lani Nash live in our lounge

MARKET & PIZZERIA

May 31, 6:00 - Beer Week Collaboration with Dialogue Brewing. Four course menu paired with Dialogue’s European style beers. Tickets available at Dialogue Taproom, 1501 1st St NW. $40 per person.

ONGOING

Monthly Photo Contest

Post a photo from M’tucci’s on your Facebook page or on your Instagram feed and use the hashtag #lovemtuccis. On the last day of the month, we’ll pick the best photo from the three photos with the most engagements (likes, shares and comments) and the winner will receive a $50 M’tucci’s gift certificate. Each month’s winner will be entered in the annual contest for the Grand Prize (tbd). Photos are being posted now for the April contest which ends on the last day of that month.

Pastry Specials at Market & Pizzeria

Our pastry chefs, Kelly, Lauren and Moriah create fresh goodies daily. You can almost always find baguettes, ciabatta, sourdough and rye bread; Lemon Ricotta cookies, Dulce de Leche Pecan Sandies, and brioche donuts - HoneyMaple Bacon or Lemon Meringue topped with toasted Almonds. Specials might include cream puffs, savory empanadas, fruit tarts or Lemon Bars with Citrus Chocolate Mousse.

Lemon Bars with Citrus White Chocolate Mousse and Blueberries

Lemon Bars with Citrus White Chocolate Mousse and Blueberries

Thanks for reading and spending some time with us. We look forward to having you as our guest at our three locations.

NEXT WEEK: More news, specials, and some Italian/M’tucci’s cooking techniques.

Welcome to M'tucci's News

Welcome to the first edition of La Gazetta di M’tucci’s, where you’ll see weekly news of life at M’tucci’s including promotions, specials, recipes, cooking techniques - basically all things M’tucci’s and Italian.

While we try to stay in touch with our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts, we’ll have a new post here every Monday. We hope you check in with us weekly to read about what’s going on at M’tucci’s Italian and Market & Pizzeria in Albuquerque, and Moderno in Rio Rancho.

The famous Brunello vineyards surrounding the town of Montalcino in Tuscany.

The famous Brunello vineyards surrounding the town of Montalcino in Tuscany.

PROMOTIONS OLD & NEW

Loyalty Program

If you haven’t signed up for our loyalty program, you can do so by clicking on the link on the Home Page. You will receive 25 points with each visit and you may redeem your points for freebies. When you earn 2,000 points, we meet you at a location of your choice, drive you to one of the three M’tucci’s locations in the M’tucci’s bus and send you inside with a $300 gift certificate. Then we’ll return you to your location when you’re ready. The program only works with smart phones.

Service Industry Card

Area service industry workers can get a Service Industry card from us by showing proof of employment. With the card you receive 10% off your check every day and 20% off on Sundays from 6:00 - 9:00.

Lunch Discount

Show the Home page of our website to your server (with the lunch discount text) and receive 10% off of your lunch check at all three locations.

Monthly Photo Contest

Post a photo from M’tucci’s on your Facebook page or on your Instagram feed and use the hashtag #lovemtuccis. On the last day of the month, we’ll pick the best photo from the three photos with the most engagements (likes, shares and comments) and the winner will receive a $50 M’tucci’s gift certificate. Each month’s winner will be entered in the annual contest for the Grand Prize (tbd). The April contest starts today and will end on the last day of that month.

Coming Up

April 7: Flight of Four Seasons @ Italian

Conceived and designed by Liz (server at Italian) and Chef Damian Lucero, this event will be built around four tea-infused cocktails paired with a special dish for each cocktail. It begins at 4:00pm and reservations are required.

April 21: Easter Sunday Brunch

We’ll create a few specials in addition to our normal weekend brunch and lunch items. Reservations highly recommended.

Campo di Fiori in Rome.

Campo di Fiori in Rome.

About Me

I’m, Michael Lewis, the relatively new Marketing Coordinator for M’tucci’s Restaurants, the guy mostly responsible for the photography on the website and on Instagram and Facebook. I’ve been a professional photographer and journalist for more than 35 years, working for magazines and National Geographic. My wife, Jennifer, and I moved to Albuquerque last summer after living in Cozumel, Mexico for eight years.

I’ve had a lifelong love affair with restaurants in general and Italy in particular. It all started when I was a line cook in an Italian restaurant in Denver when I was in my 20s. Then I discovered the diversity of regional Italian cooking, which led to discovering the brilliant Marcella Hazan. If you have only one cookbook in your kitchen, it should be her “Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking”.

I have worked and visited all 50 states, and nearly 50 countries, but I have been to Italy 6 times. Some of my favorite spots are small towns, especially in the wine country of Tuscany and Umbria. I’ve been to Liguria and Venice in the north, Florence, Siena, Montalcino, Rome, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast. I’m looking forward to visiting Basilicata, Puglia, Sardinia and Sicily.

At M’tucci’s our chefs draw their menu items from all regions of Italy, often staying true to the classic preparations, but using local or house-made ingredients when possible. Our style is more Trattoria than haute cuisine. Our mission is to make Italian comfort food with a creative touch.

Finally, we embrace La Dolce Vita (in Italian “The Sweet Life”) and look forward to having you as our guest. We strive daily to excel with our food, our creative cocktails and our commitment to service. Our best advertising for the past five years has been our guests, both from word of mouth and with reviews on Yelp, Google, TripAdvisor and Facebook. We appreciate it when you spread the word about us with a 5-Star Review. However, if it should happen that we don’t meet our high standards or your expectations, please tell us about it. In fact, we think you should voice your complaints to the manager of any restaurant that you visit, and that it’s simply good manners and common courtesy to never slam someone on social media.

We look forward to hearing your comments, menu suggestions, our blog post suggestions. See you soon! ML