La Macchina Menus

Soups


Minestrone Classico - Bowl
Italian Style mixed Vegetable Soup
$8.00
Minestrone Classico - Cup
Italian Style Mixed Vegetable Soup
$4.00
Zuppa di Pesce - Bowl
Traditional Seafood Soup recipe from the Islands of Italy
$10.00

 

Hot Appetizers


Grilled Octopus

Grilled Calamari over arugula with balsamic reduction
$18.00

Grilled Calamari
Grilled Calamari over arugula with balsamic reduction
$16.00

Fried Calamari
Fried Calamari with a marina sauce for dipping
$16.00

Mixed Grilled Vegetables
Italian Style mixed vegetables, garlic, parsley and olive oil
$12.00

Olives - Imported Mediterranean
Imported Mediterranean warmed in the oven
$5.00

Gnocco Fritto
Fried Puff bread served hot, perfect for cold cuts and cheeses
$5.00

Cold Appetizers

Bufala Caprese
Caprese salad with Buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes and basil
$14.00

Burratina Pugliese
Burrata mozzarella served with cherry tomatoes.
$14.00

Roma Tomatoes & Gorgonzola Bruschetta
Tomato Bruschetta with Gorgonzola and balsamic reduction
$8.00

Tagliere Mix Cheese & Meat
Assortment of imported cold cuts and cheeses imported from Italy
$16.00

Smoked Salmon Bruschetta
Red onion, capers and parmigiano reggiano cream.
$11.00

Salads

La Macchina Salad
Apples, grapes, mix greens, sweet-spicy pecans tossed with home-made Italian dressing and topped with gorgonzola cheese.
$10.00

Arugula & Pear Salad
Arugula, pear, parmigiano reggiano, pine nuts and balsamic vinegar.
$10.00

Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, anchovies, croutons and Parmigaino
$12.00

 

Pastas


Hand Cut Tagliatelle alla Bolognese

Handcut Tagliatelle with Bolognese meat sauce and Parmigiano
$22.00

Handcut Tagliatelle with Porcini e Tartufo
Handcut Tagliatelle with Porcini mushrooms and truffle
$24.00

Tagliolini Neri con Gamberone - Tiger Prawn
Tiger Prawn over squid ink Tagliolini, clams, mussels and mace
$30.00

House Made Tortelli Verdi Reggiani
Housemade chard and spinach ravioli in butter and sage sauce with Parmigiano Reggiano.
$20.00

House Made Ravioli di Zucca Mantovani - Butternut Squash Tortelli
Butternut Squash and Amaretti ravioli in butter and sage sauce with Parmigiano Reggiano.
$20.00

Tordelli Lucchesi
Meat Ravioli in wild boar tomato sauce
$20.00

Malloreddus al Cinghiale - Gnocchi in Wild Boar Sauce
Sardinian Wheat gnocchi in wild boar red sauce
$20.00

 

Orecchiette with Sausage & Rapini
Orecchiette with sausage and rapini broccoli
$18.00

 

Linguine ai Frutti di Mare
Linguine & Seafood, served with clams, mussels, shrimp and scallops in a spicy marinara sauce or aioli garlic sauce.
$26.00

Gnocchi al Pomodoro e Mozzarella di Bufala - Tomato Sauce
and Buffalo Mozzarella

Potato Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce and Buffalo mozzarella
$22.00

Gnocchi alla Genovese - Creamy Pesto
Potato Gnocchi in Creamy Pesto Sauce
$20.00

Gnocchi al Tartufo - Black Truffle Sauce
Potato Gnocchi in creamy Black Truffle & Parmigiano Reggiano
$22.00

Risotto

Risotto ai Porcini e Tarttufo - Procini and Black Truffle
Mushroom Risotto with porcini and black truffle
$22.00

Asparagus & Speck Risotto
Asparagus and smoked prosciutto risotto
$22.00

 

Risotto Nuvolari - Sausage and Truffle

Sausage and Truffle Risotto Manhattan style
$22.00

Polenta

Sausage & Peppers Polenta
Traditional northern Italian cornmeal served with Gorgonzola cheese,
sausage and sweet peppers
$16.00

Entrees

 

Branzino - Oven roasted Mediterranean Sea Bass
Oven-Baked whole Branzino with mixed vegetables, rosemary, bay leaves, garlic, lemon and white wine
$32.00

Capesante Sarde - Sea Scallops
U10 scallops, semidry tomatoes, and leeks over arugula salad and lemon dressing
$26.00

Bistecca Fiorentina - 60 ounce Porterhouse Steak
Fiorentina 60 ounce porterhouse steak, grass-fed beef, dry-aged for at least 15 days, grilled rare, sliced and tossed with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and rosemary. Good for 3 - 4 persons
$125.00

Braciola di Maiale al Latte e Salvia - 16 ounce french cut pork chop
16-ounce pork chop, french cut, marinated at least 24 hours, seared on the grill and finished with milk and sage.
$28.00

Pollo Ruspante alla Birra Daisy Cutter - Free Range Chicken finished in Daisy Cutter Beer
1/2 free-range chicken, deboned, rolled with veggies, bacon, cloves, sage, cinnamon bark and finished in Chicago's own pale ale Daisy Cutter
$24.00

Pollo Ruspante - Free Range Chicken
1/2 free-range roasted, deboned and finished with Portuguese wine and served over grilled asparagus and rosemary potatoes.
$24.00

Specials


Linguine alla Puttanesca
Linguine, capers, olives, cherry tomatoes, garlic, parsley, perfectly prepared in a white wine sauce
$20.00

Grigliata Mista di Terra - Mixed Grill Meats
Mixed grilled meats, beef, pork, chicken, lamb and sausage served with grilled vegetables in garlic, parsley and black pepper.
$30.00

Grigliata Mista di Mare
Mixed grilled seafood, U4 tiger prawn, U10 scallop, octopus, calamari, shrimp, clams, mussels, served with arugula salad in lemon dressing
$32.00

Bistecca Toscana - Tuscan style Steak
Tuscan steak, Filet, NY Strip or Ribeye, sliced and dressed with rosemary and olive oil, served with truffle mashed potatoes
$30.00

 

 

Pizza


La Vera Pizza - Margherita
Margherita with tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil
$17.00

Caeseara - 4 cheese
Quattro Formaggi: robiola, taleggio, gorgonzola and pecorino Sardo
$18.00

Indiavolata - Spicy Sauce and sausage
Spicy Sauce and sausage made with or without cheese
$18.00

Vegitariana
Tomato sauce, mixed veggies, garlic and parsley (served with or without cheese)
$18.00

La Vacca e il Mare - Burrata and Zucchinni Blossoms
Mozzarella Burrata, courgette flowers (zucchini blossoms) and bottarga (dried roe)
$19.00

Rustica - Roasted Potatoes
Mozzarella, roasted potatoes, rosemary, pistacchio mortadella
$19.00

Affumicata - Smaked Ricotta and Sausage
Smoked ricotta, mozzarella, white wine and fennel sausage
$19.00

Capretta - Arugula and Truffle Oil
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, aged goat cheese, arugula and truffle oil
$19.00

Dalle Dolomiti al Vesuvio - Prosciutto
Tomato sauce, buffalo mozzarella from Naples, cherry tomatoes, and speck prosciutto from the Dolomites
$19.00

Parmigiana
Tomato sauce, sliced mozzarella (fior Di Latte), and prosciutto di Parma
$19.00


Marinara CDC (Come Dio Comanda)
Tomato Sauce, Tiger Prawn U4, jumbo scallops U10, clams, mussels, and octopus
$30.00

Lunch Menu


Prosciutto Panini - Pinsa Bread
Prosciutto di parma, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, basil, and extra virgin olive oil.
$12.00

Ribeye Panini - Pinsa Bread
Made with fresh mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, arugula, sauteed onion, and red horseradish mayonnaise. Served with a choice of side.
$12.00

Grilled Chicken Panini - Pinsa Bread
Grilled chicken breast with mixed peppers, fresh mozzarella cheese, arugula, and red pepper mayonnaise.
$10.00

Ham & Cheese Panini - Pinsa Bread
Made with tomatoes, red onion, arugula, and cayenne pepper mayonnaise.
$10.00

Grilled Veggie Panini - Pinsa Bread
Made with grilled zucchini, yellow squash, eggplant and roasted pepper with pesto mayonnaise.
$10.00

Piadina
Prosciutto Di Parma & Mozzarella Di Bufala Piadina
$12.00

Vegetariana
Mixed grilled vegetables, garlic, parsley and olive oil
$12.00

Lunch La Macchina Salad
Apples, grapes, mixed greens, sweet-spicy pecans tossed with homemade Italian dressing and topped with gorgonzola cheese.
$8.00

Lunch Green Apple Salad
Made with celery and roasted honey walnuts in a lemon oil dressing.
$8.00

Lunch Arugula & Seckel Pear Salad
Served with parmigiano reggiano, pine nuts and balsamic vinegar.
$8.00

Lunch Chopped Salad
Mixed romaine and iceberg lettuce in italian dressing with capicollo, salame, gruyere cheese, pepperoncini, cherry tomatoes, black olives, red onions and tubetti pasta.
$8.00

Lunch Caesar Salad
Made with crostini.
$8.00

Lunch Orecchiette
Served with sausage and rapini.
$10.00

Lunch House Made Tortelli
Housemade chard and spinach Tortelli with butter and parmigiano reggiano.
$10.00

Lunch House Made Butternut Squash Ravioli
Made with butter, parmigiano reggiano and sage.
$10.00

Lunch Hand Cut Tagliatelle
Made with bolognese sauce.
$10.00

Lunch Chef Rigatoni
Made with grilled chicken and bacon in a red pepper cream sauce.
$10.00

Lasagne
Hand-made Lasagne in our signature bolognese sauce
and parmigiano besciamella
$10.00


Linguine Alle Vongole
$10.00

Eggs any style with Rosemary, Potatoes & Bacon
$12.00

Frittata - Spinach, Mushroom & Sun-dried Tomatoes
$12.00

Frittata - Prosciutto Parma, mozzarella and asparagus
$12.00


Frittata - Sausage, Tomatoes, Peppers and Pecorino
$12.00

Smoked Salmon Plate
Smoked Salmon on crostini with Italian cream cheese, capers and onions
$16.00

Dessert Menu

 

Homemade Tiramisu

$12.00

Creme Brulee
$10.00

Lemon Sorbetto with Vodka
$10.00

Affogato Al Caffe'
Gianduia gelato with espresso coffee
$8.00

Scoop of Gelato
$5.00

Gnocco Fritto Dolce
Puff Bread served with honey and powdered sugar
$8.00

Lava Cake
Chocolate cake with molten chocolate inside
$10.00

Pardula su un Lett di frutta Calda al Rum
Individual sheep cheesecake with saffron, served over warm rum berries
$10.00

Seada per Due
Puff Pastry with goat cheese, lemon and orange zest, dressed with honey
$12.00

Due Cannoli Siciliani
Sicilian Cannoli
$8.00

We have a complete cocktail bar and have brunch from
11:00AM to 3:00PM on weekends

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Evanston, IL 60201

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