New Fall-Winter Menu at Due Lire Vino & Cucina

New Dinner Menu Now Offered

Tuesday-Thursday 5-10pm
Friday-Saturday 5-11pm
Sunday 5-10pm

Due Lire, located in Chicago’s vibrant Lincoln Square neighborhood, has unveiled a new dinner menu for the fall-winter season. Chef Kevin Abshire incorporates authentic and creative Italian cuisine into each of his antipasti, crostinis, homemade pastas and desserts. His new seasonally-inspired dishes include Chickpea Polenta with wild mushroom and pomegranate; Pera Salad with pears, fennel, endive, walnuts, Blis sherry; Zucca Crostini with butternut squash, chestnut, ricotta salata;  Tartufato Crostini with wild mushroom, corn, Canaria cheese, truffle oil; Lasagna with butternut squash, root vegetable and bechamel;  Merluzzo roasted cod, lentils, cauliflower; cotechino; Spada swordfish, brussels sprouts, potatoes, grapefruit and Galletto cornish hen, peppers, potatoes, onions. Due Lire’s new dessert offerings include Torta Mele apple tart, vanilla gelato, pecan crumble and Panna Cotta pomegranate custard, saba, black sea salt. The new menu is outlined below.

Due Lire Vino & Cucina

4520 North Lincoln Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60625

(773) 275-7878

http://www.Due-Lire.com

Due Lire, Dinner Menu

Antipasti

Fritelle Crecenza Cheese Fritters / Duck Ragu / Amarena 10
Polenta 
Chickpea Polenta / Wild Mushroom / Pomegranate 9
Arancino 
Saffron Rice / Asparagus / Fontina Fondue 7
Involtini 
Eggplant / Zucchini / Smoked Mozzarella / Tomatoes 8
Calamari 
Fried Calamari / Caper Berries / Sage / Chili Aioli 9
Cozze 
Mussels / Ale Beer / Leeks / Pretzel Rolls ­10
Pane 
Grilled Italian Bread / Homemade Daily Spreads 4
Olive 
House Marinated Italian Olives 5

Insalate

Rucola   Rucola / Grape Tomatoes / Parmigiano / Lemon 7
Pera   
Pears / Fennel / Endive / Walnuts / Blis Sherry 8
Barba   
Beets / Watercress / Pistachios / Goat Cheese / Balsamic 8

Crostini

Rustico   Mozzarella / Cherry Tomatoes / Basil Pesto 7
Zucca   
Butternut Squash / Chestnut / Ricotta Salata 9
Tartufato   
Wild Mushroom / Corn / Canaria Cheese / Truffle Oil 9

Pasta

Gnocchi   Homemade Potato Dumplings / Bolognese / Grana 13
Tortelloni   
Carrots / Dunbarton Blue Cheese / Marcona Almonds 15
Lasagna   
Butternut Squash / Root Vegetable / Béchamel 14
Risotto   
Rice / Mussel / Clams / Calamari / Saffron 17
Ravioli   
Short Rib Ravioli / Porcini / Parmigiano 15

Secondi

Merluzzo   Roasted Cod / Lentils / Cauliflower / Cotechino 18
Spada   
Swordfish / Brussels Sprouts / Potatoes / Grapefruit 19
Galletto   
Cornish Hen / Peppers / Potatoes / Onions 18
Tagliata   
Flat Iron Steak / Polenta / Swiss Chard / Mustard Seed 19

Contorni

Patate   Roasted Potatoes / Fresh Herbs / Olive Oil 4
Fritte   
French Fries / Parmigiano / Rosemary 4
Rapini   
Sautéed Broccoli Rabe / Garlic / Olive Oil / Chili 5
Cavoletti   
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts / Pecorino / Mint 6
Cavolo   
Cauliflower / Sherry Mustard Seed/ Parsley 6

Dolci

Tiramisu   Ladyfingers / Espresso / Baileys / Mascarpone 6
Cioccolatissimo   
Warm Chocolate Soufflé / Amarena / Cream 6
Torta Mele   
Apple Tart, Vanilla Gelato, Pecan Crumble 6
Panna Cotta   
Pomegranate Custard, Saba, Black Sea Salt 6
Gelati Sorbetti   
Seasonal Gelato and Sorbets 6

Caffe & Affini

French Press 4 / 8
Cappuccino 4
Hot Tea 3
Espresso 3

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