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Pesce Crudo del Giorno
Fresh Fish Carpaccio of the Day
$12 ~ $15

Insalata Mista
Young Boston Lettuce & Mesclun Salad
Tarragon Balsamic Dressing
$9

Insalata di Cesare
Whole Artisan Baby Romaine Hearts
Caesar Salad
$11

Insalata d’Anatra
Cherrywood-Smoked Sliced Duck Breast,
Watercress, Arugula
$14

Cartoccio di Funghi Misti
Three kinds of mushrooms
Baked Inside Sealed Cooking Paper
with Thyme, Garlic, Olive Oil
$17

Bagna Cauda
Fresh Vegetables, Warm Anchovy Cream Dip
$13

Tortino di Granchio
Crab Meat, Avocado, Green Apples, Yukon Gold Potatoes,
Basil Aioli, Grapefruit Jelly, Sliced Market Radishes
$17

Tonno Fresco Scottato
Spanish Prime Tuna Tataki, Original Wasabi Tartar Sauce,
Cauliflower, Fingerling Potatoes, Hearts of Palm,
Saffron Orange Sauce
$15

Asparagi Gratinati
Al dente Asparagus, Golden Parmesan Crust
$13

Gnocchi di Patata Dolce
Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Lemon Confit, Fresh Mint, Sage Cream Sauce
$10

Calamari alla Griglia
Grilled Squid,
Homemade Sausage Stuffed with Curry Risotto,
Golden Raisins, Pistachios & Prosciutto
$14

Polpo
Roasted Braised Octopus Baby Fingerling Potatoes,
Radishes, Olive Flakes,
Pangrattato, Paprika Tomato Sauce
$14

Galletto Ruspante Saltato con Insalatina
Crispy Sautéed Tender Young Chicken, Petit Salad
$13

Zuppa di Cozze e Vongole
Black Mussels & Clams Steamed
in Garlic & White Wine
$17

(Appetizer portion available)

Spaghetti con Uova di Pesce
Spaghetti, Tobiko (Flying Fish Roe), Shiso
$20

Spaghetti con Mozzarella, Pomodori e Funghi
Spaghetti, Shiitake Mushrooms, Mozzarella Cheese,
Parmesan Cheese, Basil, Fresh Tomato Sauce
$19

Spaghetti con Prosciutto e Parmigiano
Spaghetti with Parmigiano Reggiano & Parma Prosciutto
(served in a half wheel of Parmesan cheese at the table)
$21

Linguine ai Ricci di Mare
Linguine, Fresh Sea Urchin, Basil, Pink Sauce
$26

Linguine alla Pescatore
Linguine, Clams, Mussels, Shrimp, Squid, Sea Scallops
*Choice of Red or White Sauce*
$25

Fusilli al Pollo Organico
Fusilli, Organic Chicken Ragù, Fresh Tomatoes,
Sliced Prosciutto, Parmesan Cheese
$19

Crespelle con Funghi e Ricotta
Homemade Silk Handkerchief Pasta,
Mixed Mushrooms, Lemon Zest, Ricotta Cheese,
Parmesan Cheese
$20

Tagliatelle alla Siciliana
Homemade Green Tagliatelle,
Holland Eggplant, Basil, Tapenade,
Tomato Sauce, Parmesan Cheese
$20

Tagliolini Nero con Gamberetto e Granchi
Homemade Black Tagliolini, Shrimp, Crab Meat,
Shredded Zucchini, Spicy Tomato Sauce
$24

Farfalle con Salmone e Crema
Bow Tie Pasta, Lightly Smoked Salmon,
Asparagus, Fresh Tomatoes,
Parmesan Cheese Tarragon Grain Mustard Cream Sauce
$20

Ravioli di Vitello, Prosciutto e Mozzarella
Homemade Ravioli with Veal, Prosciutto,
Mozzarella, with Fresh Tomatoes, Parmesan Sauce
$20

Pappardelle alla Bolognese
Homemade Pappardelle, Parmesan Cheese,
Basta Pasta Original Meat Sauce
$20

Risotto con Gamberi e Funghi
Risotto, Shrimp, Three Kinds of Mushrooms,
Parmesan Cheese
$21

Cacciucco
Chilean Sea Bass, Octopus, Sea Scallops, Shrimp,
Market Radishes, Fingerling Potatoes, Ocean Tomato Sauce
$29

Petto di Pollo Impanato
Herb Panko-Crusted Chicken Breast,
Endive, Porcini mushroom chips, Truffle Oil,
Lemon Parmesan Sauce
$25

Arrosto di Anatra
Seared Long Island Duck Breast,
Broccoli Rabe, Shiitake Mushrooms, Honey Grain Mustard Sauce
*Preparation Time Approximately 40 Minutes*
$28

Cotoletta di Vitello alla Milanese
Breaded Veal Cutlet,
Crushed Herb Potatoes, Endive, Radicchio and Tomatoes
$26

Pesce del Giorno
Grilled Fish of the Day,
Grilled Vegetables
(Market Price)

Trancio di Salmone
Grilled Scottish Salmon Fillet,
Grilled Vegetables
$24

Lombata di Maiale
Grilled Compart Duroc Pork Chop,
Roasted Mixed Mushrooms,
Fingerling Potatoes, Garlic Sour Cream
$26

Costolette d’Agnello
Grilled Colorado Free Range Lamb Chops,
Potato Gratin
$26 (2pcs), $38 (3pcs)

Bistecca
Grilled Grass Fed Strip Steak Portobello Mushrooms,
Horseradish Sauce, Grain Mustard Crushed Potato
$35

BASTA PASTA - Italian Restaurant In NYC

2018 Winter Menu
Executive Chef: Satoru Takada

* Minimum order one item per person
* Gift certificates and homemade dressing/hot sauce available upon request.

BASTA PASTA - Italian Restaurant in New York
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